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Annual Memorial Day Celebration & Flower Drop

30may10:00 am5:00 pmAnnual Memorial Day Celebration & Flower Drop10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Details

  • The Renowned Palm Springs Air Museum Memorial Day Flower Drop & Air Fair returns with retooling for Covid Protocols: instead of only one day, the Palm Springs Air Museum’s Flower Drop will occur on over two days: May 30 and 31, 2021.
  • Join us as we salute and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice with a 1pm ceremony followed by a Missing Man formation and dropping of red and white carnations from a vintage warbird.
  • The day will also feature:
  • Music from Heatwave Jazz Band
  • Food for sale from Carl’s Jr., Best Cookies Palm Springs, Nick’s Pizza & Victory Canteen
  • Kids’ activities and Harpo the Clown
  • Flight exhibitions throughout both days
  • Warbird rides starting at $99 (advanced sale online at
  • On Monday, May 31 at 10 am, there will be a special unveiling and dedication for the new Tuskegee Airmen Statues with special guests.
  • Regular admission ranges from $17.50 – $19.50 per person. To comply with Covid Protocols, all tickets must be purchased online in advance.
  • Members enter free but must pre-register by calling 760-482-1832 or emailing
  • The flower drop honors and memorializes all veterans who lost their lives defending the US. The white carnations are in honor of those who fought in WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. The red carnations are in honor of those who died in more recent conflicts, including the Persian Gulf, Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan.


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Palm Springs Air Museum 745 N Gene Autry Trail 92262


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