Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military. Locally, one of the best places to do that is the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park, located at 1 Freedom Blvd., Conroe, TX 77301, near Hwy 105 and Interstate 45. Just look for the flags. There will be two days of unique activities for the community to honor family and veterans.
Check in begins at 9 AM and the activities will last from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. It is recommended that kids are registered in advance, online. Kid Fish will be from 9:30 AM – Noon for ages 3-9 years of age, with all bait and poles provided. Hot dogs and beverages will be served at Noon. Hot rods, Jeeps, trucks and cars will be on display in the parking lot and motorcycles will arrive at 1 PM.
Additional activities include a bounce house, giant yard games, hi-striker, an inflatable archery range and face-painting. Plan to stay for the Patriotic Concert at 1:30 PM.
The ceremony will begin at 11 AM with the dedication of The Line, Victory Row, The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Monument and Remembered Whispers – an interactive acoustical monument honoring the Women Air Force Service Pilots that served the nation from 1942-44. Each offers a unique experience for visitors. There will be the opportunity to honor POWs and MIAs representing each branch of the military. Scan QR codes with a smartphone for personal stories and educational information. Enjoy the Reflection Pond and visit the First Responders Memorial, a little further north.
Along with these activities and observances, the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission (MCVMC) will be dedicating specific memorials within the park. Future plans include the addition of a state-of-the-art Education Center/Visitor’s Center which will provide a facility for veterans, educators, students and the public to gather and learn. For more information or to make donation, please visit their website or follow them on Facebook.
Montgomery Self Storage is locally owned and operated by a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Stop by any of our six locations and let one of our knowledgeable, on-site managers show you around and explain our discount for active military and first responders. Semper Fi.