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Published on May 22nd, 2013 | by Reporters Desk


Celebrating the American Spirit


The Battleship IOWA will host its first Memorial Day celebration since arriving at the LA Waterfront on May 27.

There will be free carnival games, food concessions, live music by the 40s inspired Lindy Sisters and more.

In honor of Memorial Day, any active military, reservists or veterans with proof of service will be admitted free May 27. Special advanced tickets are available to the general public at a $2 per ticket discount, adults $18 ($16 with discount), youth $10 ($8 with discount) and seniors $15 ($13 with discount.)

The Ship’s Store in partnership with Soldier’s Angels, a volunteer-led non- profit organization, are aiding and supporting the brave men and women of the military and their families. Special tote bags are available for $15 to donate for use with care packages for troops and various veteran programs. Available Memorial weekend American flags that have been flown on the Battleship IOWA can be purchased for $25 and donated to Soldier’s Angels.

IOWA is the West Coast’s only Battleship open to the public.


Venue: Battleship IOWA 

Location: 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro

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