The annual Memorial Day ceremony in Georgetown will be held at the Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza located at 2 Texas Drive, behind the Social Center in the Sun City neighborhood. This free event begins at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 27 and is open to the public. The ceremony honors the men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives in service to our country.
The guest speaker is U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Music will be provided by the 36th Infantry Division Band of the Texas Army National Guard. The ceremony also includes singing of the national anthem, presentation of wreaths at both Memorial Walls, and sounding of taps. The event also includes a flyover by Falcon Flight, a recreational aircraft formation flying team.
Seven-hundred folding chairs will be placed at the Memorial. Guests also are invited to bring their folding chairs and sit under the trees. The Sun City Community Association will serve refreshments on the Social Center patio after the ceremony.
In case of rain, the event will be held in the Social Center Ballroom. Seating is limited to 600 in the Ballroom due to the room capacity.