Remembering the Brave Men and Women on Memorial Day, May 26th

flag3Next Monday, May 26th is Memorial Day. It is a federal holiday that always falls on the last Monday of every May. This special day reminds us all to stop and reflect on those who have given their lives in service to this country throughout many wars and conflicts.

Long Beach Memorial Day Celebrations

While there are many ways that people enjoy this three-day weekend and beginning to summer, including picnics, the beach, block parties and barbecues, there are also some local Long Beach events this Memorial Day.flag2

Nearby to our Long Beach flower shop is the following event:

Queen Mary Salutes U.S. Military Personnel
The Queen Mary will offer free admission to all U.S. active and retired military personnel on Memorial Day. General Admission includes a self-guided tour and the Ghosts & Legends Show. This is on Monday, May 26th from 10am to 6pm. The address is Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802. More information is available at

Other events include:

Flowers for Memorial Day

Flowers are an important part of Memorial Day because they are often laid on the gravesites of the fallen soldiers as well as feature in public memorials, including wreaths, as well as on parade floats and as centerpieces at Memorial Day events.flag1

You can get in the patriotic spirit by working with Allen’s Flower Market of Long Beach and selecting from our many patriotic-themed flower arrangements, bouquets, centerpieces and wreaths. Of course, we also make custom Memorial Day flower arrangements to suit your need and budget. Just come into our store to learn more about working with our talented in-house floral design team.

Memorial Day Deliveries

It’s time to place your order for Memorial Day now so you can enjoy the flowers and share them with loved ones over this three-day weekend. We deliver throughout Long Beach and Los Angeles.

From all of us here at Allen’s Flower Market of Long Beach, we would like to say a special thank you to all of our fallen soldiers as well as their families as they are an essential reason as to why we have our freedom as a nation.


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