Memorial Day Events and Closures | Events calendars


MAY 26

Mountain Post Warrior Memorial Ceremony – To honor fallen heroes, 10 a.m., Kit Carson Park, Fort Carson. Visitors coming from outside the station should take Nelson Boulevard off State Highway 115; 719-526-7525.

MAY 28

Flags for Veterans’ Graves – American Legion Post 1910 and VFW Post 6051 of Woodland Park will place flags at the graves of our veterans, 10 a.m., Woodland Park Cemetery, 650 Short Ave., Woodland Park. All military veterans and the public are invited to attend;,

MAY 29

Memorial Day Run and Walk – Benefiting the Colorado Veterans Project, 6:30 a.m., UCHealth Park, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for prizes. Registration:

MAY 30

Honor Guard Ceremony — Presented by Florissant and Lake George Veterans of Foreign Wars Station No. 11411, 10 a.m. at 4 Mile Cemetery, 11 a.m. at Florissant Cemetery, and 12 p.m. at Lake George Cemetery; Randy Fordate, 719-510-9392 or Janiece Tyler, 719-748-1335.

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast – Hosted by the Mountain Communities Volunteer Fire Department, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 15000 Westcreek Road, Woodland Park;

Remembrance Day Ceremony – Hosted by American Legion Post 1910 and VFW Post 6051 from Woodland Park, 11 a.m., Woodland Park Cemetery, 650 Short Ave., Woodland Park;,


Banks and credit unions: Most banks and credit unions closed on Monday. Check with individual locations.

Bus (Metro Transit): Buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday.

Government offices: City, county, state and federal offices closed Monday.

Libraries: All branches of the Pikes Peak District Library closed on Monday.

Postal Service: All offices are closed and no mail service on Monday.

Public schools: Most school districts on summer vacation. Check individual districts.

The Gazette: Office closed on Mondays. Log delivery is not affected.

Shopping centers: The Citadel, Chapel Hills is open 11am-6pm on Mondays. Contact The Promenade Shops in Briargate for Monday hours; 719-265-6264.

Large grocery stores and department stores: Most regular opening hours Monday.

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