Operation Eagle Visit! Great Events Memorial Day Weekend — Workout, Dine Out, Bring the Family to a Parade and BBQ in the Park — Come Support Our Troops and Honor Their Sacrifice

Operation Eagle Visit - 40th Anniversary Celebration

 Saturday, May 26th


You don’t have to suffer through 8 weeks of basic training to get a feel for what the Screaming Eagles put their bodies through…we’ll cram it all into an hour!Join us and work out with our nation’s finest and fittest. In the end, we are pretty sure you will understand why we called it “Sore” with the Eagles Boot Camp!

DATE: Saturday, May 26th
TIME: 7:00am-8:00am
LOCATION: Central Park, San Mateo
COST: Free
REGISTER: Sign Up Today!

Dine with the Screaming Eagles at this unique Recognition Banquet Dinner event. An active duty soldier from the 101st Airborne will be seated at each table making this a truly unique and memorable evening. Tickets are $75 per person or $1,000 for a Table Sponsorship.SPECIAL GUESTS include the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corp, Arkansas Division, Band of the West.

  • 6:00pm: Reception with No-Host Bar
  • 7:00pm: Recognition Banquet

If you have questions about this event, please contact the San Mateo City Clerk’s office at (650) 522-7040.

DATE: Saturday, May 26th
BANQUET: 7:00pm
PRICE: $75/per or $1,000 Table Sponsor
TICKETS: Buy Tickets

Crowne Plaza Foster City
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404

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Sunday, May 27th
Downtown Parade and BBQ in the Park
Downtown San Mateo Parade – 11:00am
Join us we celebrate the original ‘Welcome Home Parade’, the only one in the country to welcome home Vietnam Veterans in 1972.TIME: 11:00 am
 Downtown, San Mateo, CA
PARKING: Free on Sunday!

101st Color Guard – 101st Airborne Active Duty Troops – 101st Airborne Veterans – Air National Guard Band – America Supporting Americans – American Legion Post #82 – American Medical Response – American Red Cross – American Soldier Freedom Riders – Arborwell Professional Tree Management – Army ROTC Battalion USF – Bay Area Igniters Car Club – Baywood Elementary – Blue Star Moms – Burlingame/San Mateo 4-H Club – CAL Fire (local and state) – Central County Fire Department – Cub Scout Pack 447 – Foster City – Doody Calls – Downtown San Mateo Association (DSMA) – Forty & Eight – Girl Scouts Mid-Peninsula NORCAL – Kiyonomoto Ryu (Japanese Dance) – Los Trancos Woods Marching Band – Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club – Morgan Car Club – Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County – Patriot Guard – Peninsula Humane Society – Peninsula Roller Girls – Peninsula Vet Center – San Mateo City Parks & Recreation Foundation – San Mateo County Fair Jr. Board – San Mateo County Historical – San Mateo County Horsemen’s Association – San Mateo Firefighters – San Mateo Lions Veterans – San Mateo Parent’s Nursery School – San Mateo Police Activities League – San Mateo Police Department Honor Guard – San Mateo Police Department Vintage Vehicles – San Mateo Youth Softball Association – Senator Leland Yee, Assemblyperson Jerry Hill, and Others! – Shriners – Asiya Shriners – Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – Tuskegee Airman, Les Williams – USO: United Service Organizations, Inc. – Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #464 – Warriors Watch Riders – and more!

BBQ in Central Park – 12:00pm
Now that the parade has worked up your appetite, you can mingle with troops and other notable guests, dine on BBQ prepared by local firefighters and enjoy games for kids and families!

  • Activities for the Kids – Camo face painting by the troops, scavenger hunt, tattoo table, twisted balloons, and more!
  • Dunk Tank
  • Write a Note to a Soldier
  • Banjo Band and Taiko Group
  • Live Band Music
  • Huey Helicopter
  • Tree Planting Ceremony
  • and much more!
  • TIME: 12:00pm
  • LOCATION: Central Park, San Mateo, CAimg_shirtsfood.png

SPREAD THE WORD: Help spread the word by emailing and/or posting the Downtown Parade and BBQ in the Park flyer on your website or Facebook page!

Monday, May 28th
71st Annual Memorial Day Observance
Attend “The Price of Freedom” – an annual memorial day observance event honoring fallen heroes at the Golden Gate National Cemetery.
 11:00 am (Band Concert: 10:30am)
 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA
EVENT DETAILS: See Event Flyer

Operation Eagle Visit - 40th Anniversary Celebration

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