Memorial Day in Davenport, IA
One of the events that starts Memorial Day weekend is the Memorial Day Observance held in Davenport Memorial Park. The event will have a speaker that will give the honor and respect to all the fallen soldiers that they deserve. From there the festivities will include a live bandstand and family oriented activities. The city also opens the public pool during Memorial Day weekend. The public pools have water slides, wave pools, children wading pools, concession stands, private changing rooms, and so much more. The family will be able to kick back, while enjoying the first swim of the season. The city also opens their public campgrounds. The campgrounds in the city are built for entertainment. Several campgrounds are around a lake, offering their guests the opportunity to go paddle boating, rent a canoe, swim, fish, and so much more. The campgrounds also have fire pits and built in grills in each of the campsites. Guests will be able to have all the adventures of the outdoors while bringing the luxuries of home with them.
Memorial Day is a day to honor the soldiers that have died for their country and given everyone the ability to enjoy the freedoms of this country. Families can enjoy time together by kicking off summer activities.