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52nd Annual Avenue of Flags

May 23, 2024 - May 27, 2024 ยท 9am-5pm

Join us throughout the Memorial Day weekend as we honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our country at Floral Haven's Annual Memorial Day Weekend Celebration.

Weekend Schedule:

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Volunteers from American Legion Post #308 place small flags on Veterans grave sites throughout cemetery. (If your loved one's grave was missed by these Veteran Volunteers, please stop by the office or an information tent to obtain a flag).

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM

The Raising of the Avenue Of Flags At Floral Haven

The 4,395 Casket Flags of Veterans donated in years past will be raised by Cadets from the area Public Schools JROTC Programs, Family Members, and Floral Haven Staff..

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Memorial Day Weekend Observance Program and the Raising of the

Newly Donated Veterans' Flags

Everyone is welcome for this program and ceremony. The ceremony will conclude with the family members of those Veterans whose Casket Flags have been donated in the last year raising them for the first time on the grounds, assisted by JROTC Cadets.

Saturday, May 25 - Monday, 27, 2024

Collection of Items for Freedom Boxes for our Troops Serving in the War Zones -

Funeral Home and Information Tents

The Broken Arrow Blue Star Mothers Chapter 5 are sponsoring a collection for Freedom Boxes, which are sent to our military troops overseas. You will find a list of the needed items in the program.

Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27, 2024

The Changing of the Guard at The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldiers

Youth on Guard will reenact the "Changing of the Guard" at the replica of the Tomb of the Unknowns west of Floral Haven Funeral Home. They will be performing this solemn ceremony 24 hours a day (every half hour during the daytime and every hour at night) beginning at 1:00 PM Saturday. Many of these cadets have undergone special training with the Honor Guard at Arlington National Cemetery.

Saturday, May 25 - Monday, 27, 2024

Reading of the Honor Roll

Saturday at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM and Sunday and Monday at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 4:00 PM the names of all of the Veterans buried at Floral Haven during this past year will be read over the Veterans Field Carillon Tower.

Monday, May 27, 2024 3:00 PM

National Moment of Remembrance

The White House Commission on Remembrance, an independent, bipartisan executive branch agency, asks that everyone in the United States observe one minute of silence at 3:00 PM on Memorial Day, in remembrance and tribute to those who have fallen, those who have served, those who are still serving and their families.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 5:00 PM

The Retiring Of the Colors

Members of the Indian Nations Council of the Boy Scouts of America will retire the Garrison Flag and the other Flags surrounding the Veterans Field Of Honor with their own special ceremonies. The Scouts will then retire all of the Flags in the Floral Haven Avenue of Flags for another year. You are cordially invited to attend this final ceremony of Memorial Day Weekend.

Location & Directions

Floral Haven Funeral Home and Crematory
6500 S 129th E Ave., Broken Arrow, OK 74012