The Sedona Memorial Day Ceremony 2024 is presented by the Sedona Area Veteran & Community Outreach .  The annual celebration will be held at the Posse Grounds Park on Monday, May 27th at 9:00am. This is always a wonderful event to honor those who sacrificed everything for our country.  Please note, the location is changed from the Sedona Military Park where previous events have been held.  The Sedona Posse Grounds Park is located at 505 Posse Grounds Road in West Sedona. To see the event, visit

Memorial Day is a solemn day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American Armed Forces. The holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, started after the Civil War.  It honors the Union and Confederate dead and has continued each year since 1868. Please join our Sedona Community in honoring our fallen service men and women at this Memorial Day Observance.

Mayor Scott Jablow will present the Memorial Day Proclamation.  Also SAVCO member retired Army Colonel Al Cornell will be the Master of Ceremonies. Retired Navy Captain Dave Price will serve as the guest speaker.  Tradition will be honored with the presence of horn player Vicar Julie Gerrish of the Christ Lutheran Church and the Cottonwood Community Band playing ‘To the Colors’ and ‘Taps’, Actress Gail Edwards of Sedona will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America.

There is no charge for this ceremony and over 200 seats from Verde Events & Tents will be provided with water distributed by Accord Hospice of Sedona. SAVCO invites all citizens and visitors of Sedona to join them in acts of gratitude and service that lift up all veterans, express pride in country and community.