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How To Celebrate Memorial Day In Los Angeles

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Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Memorial Day not only commemorates United States military personnel who have sacrificed for this country, but the holiday is also a heady time for Angelenos looking to celebrate both the past and the future. A lot happens in the City of Angels on May 26, so deciding how to spend your time may be hard. To help out, here is a story from last year detailing some of the activities on hand in 2013 and the following are five ways to herald this special day in 2014.

Fiesta Hermosa
Hermosa Chamber of Commerce
1007 Hermosa Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 376-0951
http://www.fiestahermosa.net

Memorial Day weekend in Hermosa Beach means the chance to savor Fiesta Hermosa. This three-day festival has been around since 1972, growing into what the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce says is “the largest arts & crafts fair in Southern California.” Along with works by painters, photographers, ceramicists and all other mediums, this outdoor gathering is big on music. Two stages offer tribute bands covering all kinds of top tunes, from rock and roll to country to zydeco and then some. For the little ones, a kiddie carnival providing a petting zoo with pony rides and a rock climbing wall will be all the rage.

See all five ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Los Angeles on CBSLA.com.

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