Memorial Day 2017 Events
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and is one of the most popular weekends for events and travel. According to AAA, last year an estimated 38 million people took flight for Memorial Day weekend, and it is anticipated this year will be just as busy. From concerts to theatre to sports, Memorial Day weekend is packed with must-attend events across the globe. The team at Vivid Seats compiled a list of the hottest events in top destinations for the holiday weekend. To see more Memorial Day 2017 events nationwide, visit the Vivid Seats marketplace.
San Diego Padres vs. Washington D.C. Nationals: The San Diego Padres play the Washington D.C. Nationals May 27 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. The "Star Wars Day" themed game will feature a Chewbacca Koozie Giveaway, along with other prizes and a fun-filled experience.
Los Angeles, CA
La La Land in Concert: If you loved the film La La Land, experience the musical score live this Memorial Day weekend at Hollywood Bowl. La La Land In Concert features a 100-piece orchestra, jazz band, and choir performing original music from the film including "Another Day of Sun" and "Someone in the Crowd". There are two Los Angeles tour dates for Memorial Day weekend: May 26 and May 27.
Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: See the Los Angeles Dodgers and World Series champions Chicago Cubs faceoff at Dodger Stadium on May 26. This great match up will be accompanied by a breathtaking fireworks show.
John Legend: Following the December release of his fifth album "Darkness and Light,” John Legend is touring, and has two shows in Los Angeles over Memorial Day weekend. The performances, taking place at the Greek Theatre on May 28 and 29, are bound to feature Legends’ fan favorites such as "Love Me Now,” "Tonight" and "Ordinary People.”
Luis Enrique: For one night only, Luis Enrique will be performing at the James Knight Center on May 27. Fans will sing along to hits such as "Cuando Se Juega Con Fuego,” "Lo Pasado, Pasado" and "Yo Voy Pa Encima.” Don’t miss out on this highly-anticipated show.
Boston Calling Music Festival: Celebrate Memorial Day weekend rocking out at the Boston Calling Music Festival. Held at the Harvard Athletic Complex May 26-28, the festival will host artists such as Chance the Rapper, Tool and Mumford and Sons.
Wale: Join Rapper Wale at the House of Blues in Boston on May 27. Anticipate performances of hit songs, "My PYT,” "Bad" and "The Matrimony.”
New York City, NY
American Ballet Theatre - Giselle: Giselle, a romantic ballet, will grace the Metropolitan Opera House stage on May 26. This not-to-miss ballet show will feature world-renowned ballerina Misty Copeland.
Hamilton: The popular theatre production will run three shows Memorial Day weekend. Catch this hip-hop history lesson at the Richard Rodgers Theatre May 26-28 in the Big Apple.
San Francisco, CA
Dreamstate San Francisco: This electronic dance fest takes place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium May 27-28 and brings together talented artists and DJs such as John O'Callaghan, Rueben De Ronde, and Fleming and Lawrence.