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What to do this Memorial Day Weekend in Lexington

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 and we’re rounding up events to commemorate and celebrate.

Five people help hang up an American flag.

Lexington has many ways to honor and commemorate those who have fallen. | Photo by Mark Cornelison

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, and Lexington has multiple ways to commemorate and honor US military personnel who died in the line of duty.

Pro tip: Since it’s a federal holiday, civic offices, most state offices, banks, and public libraries will be closed.

Memorial Day Cookout, Neon Moon Bar + Lounge | Sunday, May 26, 5 p.m.
Commemorate the day by connecting with community members at this good ol’ fashioned cookout.

Memorial Day Cookout, The American Legion Post 313 | Monday, 27, 5-7 p.m.
Bring the family for an afternoon of barbecue and connecting with veterans.

Memorial Day Bash, Harley Davidson | Monday, May 27, 10 a.m.
Join the crew for a day of Big Cleve’s BBQ, live music from Brad Hardin, and bike washes.

Holiday Run, A Cup of Common Wealth | Monday, May 27, 9 a.m.
Lace up those shoes and meet the Frontrunners of Lexington at this downtown coffee shop for a breezy walk or run.