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Legacy Week

Honoring Our Heroes - Memorial Day Weekend

The USS Midway Museum is the heart and soul of Memorial Day celebration in San Diego. The lineup of activities range from a Wreath Memorial ceremony, benefit concert, family activities, blood drive, interactive exhibits and more. Each element of Midway’s Legacy Week commemoration is designed to honor and remember our heroes and celebrate our military heritage. Events also offer the community an affordable and inspiring way to kick off summer in San Diego on one of the most iconic museums in the world.

Neighborhood: Downtown

USS Midway Museum
910 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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619-544-9600

Date & Time

May 24 - May 27, 2019

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2019

SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a patriotic soundtrack, starting at 9:45 PM on July 4. Park hours on the Fourth will be 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

All summer long, SeaWorld lights up with Electric Ocean™, a summer nighttime extravaganza that transforms the park into an underwater world of colorful luminescence. Electric Ocean immerses guests in a glowing sea of wonder with bioluminescent-like lighting, an electrifying dance club with a world-class DJ and your favorite SeaWorld attractions like never before. Electric Ocean kicks off June 15 and runs on select dates through September 2.

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 16 - Sep 2, 2019

Stay after dark and celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo presented by One Medical, June 16 through September 2. Enjoy live music, fun shows, animal encounters, food, and more!

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SDMA + THE SAN DIEGO OPERA:

Jul 19, 2019

Experience the beautiful juxtaposition of art and music with a night of Art After Hours performances by singers from the San Diego Opera inspired by the Museum’s exhibition Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain. Performers will perform selections from Spanish-language and Spanish-set operas.

SDMA+ programs are offered by The San Diego Museum of Art in collaboration with other local arts institutions to create unique experiences and a deeper exploration of the art on view.

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Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Jul 20 - Jul 21, 2019

Come sit in a plane!

Cockpits of several aircraft will be open for visitors to experience U.S. Marine Corps aviation from a pilot’s perspective.

Kids and adults can strap into an ejection seat, try on a helmet and complete an "I Spy" activity. See 31 historical aircraft from World War II to present day, up close. Indoors there are 8 indoor galleries of exhibits displaying hundreds of artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present.

Free admission and parking.

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is aboard Marine Corps Air Station-Miramar. The sentry-free museum entrance is on Miramar Rd., 3.9 miles east of I-805 and 1.3 miles west of I-15. (Look for the Marine Corps and American flags at the entrance.) Open Tues-Sun, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. www.flyingleathernecks.org. 858-693-1723.

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2019
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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 16 - Sep 2, 2019
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SDMA + THE SAN DIEGO OPERA:

Jul 19, 2019
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Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Jul 20 - Jul 21, 2019
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