Schedule of events for Saturday's celebration

Saturday, May 17


Bremerton Central Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

On Fourth Street downtown Bremerton

7 a.m. to 10 a.m.


66th Annual Bremerton Central Lions Charitable

Foundations’s Armed Forces Day Parade

Downtown Bremerton

Free to the public

Begins at 10 a.m.


Puget Sound Energy Heroes BBQ

Free BBQ for veterans, active duty, reserve forces and their families

Downtown Bremerton on parade route, on Pacific Ave., between Fourth Street and Burwell.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Kitsap Chapter of Military Officers Association of America

Armed Forces Day Luncheon

Call 360-697-1964 for more information.


Puget Sound Navy Museum

Beginning with approximately 600 objects, the Museum’s collection now numbers more than 18,000. Building 50 provides the Museum with 7,909 square feet of exhibition space and 4,392 square feet of collections storage. Today, visitors can explore the naval history of the region and experience life as a sailor through exhibits about the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, the USS John C. Stennis, and much more.

Free to the public

Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.


USS Turner Joy

The USS Turner Joy (DD-951), famed Navy destroyer from the Vietnam War, is now maintained and administered by the Bremerton Historic Ships Association. The museum ship and memorial honors not only the men and women of our modern US Navy, but also recognizes the accomplishments of those who help build and maintain the Navy’s ships as well.

Active duty military with ID admitted free

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Kitsap Historical Society & Museum

Admission: Adults, $4.00;  children 6 and younger are free; seniors, military and students ages 7 to 18, $3.

280 Fourth St., Bremerton

Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Navy League Armed Forces Day Gala

Admiral Theatre from 6 to 10 p.m.

515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton

Civilian dress:  black tie or business clothing

Military dress:  dinner dress or uniform

Sunday, May 18

6th Annual Armed Forces Festival Washington Youth Academy Ride & Show

8:30 a.m. check in; 9:30 a.m. Bike Show 10:30 bike ride

Pendergast Park, 1099 Union Ave.

$15 for bike and rider, $5 for passenger.



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