Yavapai County offices will be closed on Monday May 30, 2022, in observance of Memorial Day. County offices will reopen on Tuesday (5/31/2022) with regular business hours.
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors encourages everyone, wishing to remember and honor those who have fallen in service to their country, to join them, Historian Melissa Ruffner, William Weiler, USN (Ret), and many others at the Historic Citizens’ Cemetery, on May 30, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. The Citizens’ Cemetery is located at 815 Sheldon St in Prescott AZ.
Presentations for the observance will include for the first time, Master of Ceremony Pat Kuykendall, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, Harry Oberg, and Yavapai County Sheriff, David Rhodes, and others. This year’s winner of the Junior High “What does Memorial Day Mean to You” essay contest will be announced at the event.
Period attire is welcome, and parking will be available at Yavapai College with shuttle vans picking up near the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Additional parking is available at Bennett Oil. Golf carts will be available to shuttle attendees from the entrance of the cemetery to the event. Seating is limited and anyone able to bring a light chair is encouraged to do so.