Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Celebration of Heroes Festival
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues, Wildwood. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. The Memorial Wall project was a collaborative effort of the American Legion Post 184 and the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 955. The Celebration of Heroes Festival is a FREE family festival to honor the lives of the many soldiers lost. A memorial flag ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Memorial Wall to kick off the day's festivities. The Celebration of Heroes Festival will begin at 10 a.m. in Fox Park, featuring craft and merchandise vendors, food vendors, memorabilia, and military displays all day long. Live entertainment will take place from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Fox Park Amphitheatre featuring The FM Band, Bandstand, Sheri Lynn, Purple Reign, 45 RPM, Then There's Us, Kenny Jeremiah (formerly of the Soul Survivors) and Sonny Turner of the Platters. Concluding the festival, at 8:30 p.m., is a Candlelight Vigil at the Memorial Wall to honor all of the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. For more information call 609.827.7062.