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Celebrate Courage & Legacy: D-Day 80th Anniversary & S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien’

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us aboard the historic S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien as we commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

Celebrate Courage & Legacy: D-Day 80th Anniversary & S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien’s Historic 50th Year Return

Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Special Program: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM)
Location: S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, Pier 35, San Francisco, CA

About This Event:

Join us aboard the historic S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien as we commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day and celebrate the ship’s monumental 50th year return to Normandy. This day-long event is a tribute to the valor, sacrifice, and enduring legacy of the Greatest Generation, set against the backdrop of Pier 35 in the vibrant heart of San Francisco.

Event Highlights:

Commemorative Program & Ribbon Cutting: Dive deep into history with our immersive program featuring distinguished speakers who will highlight the crucial moments of D-Day and the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien’s significant contributions through the decades.

1940s Music: 1940s music band, creating an authentic ambiance of the era.

Authentic WWII Era Food & Drinks: Savor the flavors of the 1940s with authentic American cuisine and beverages, included with your admission, and step back in time to an era that changed the world.

Kids Contest & New Merchandise: Engage the younger generation with our “Find Bruce the Raven” contest and explore our new range of merchandise commemorating this historic event.

WWII Reenactors, Static Display of WWII-era military vehicles, & More: The day is filled with educational and interactive activities. Meet WWII reenactors, admire a static display of WWII-era military vehicles, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history.

Tickets and Registration:

For a full VIP experience, guests can enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment for $80.

General admission will be priced as follows:

– Adults can enjoy entertainment only (no food or drinks) for $30.

– Children aged 6-12 can enjoy entertainment only for $20.

– Children aged 5 and under can enter for free.

Tickets are now on sale! Given the event’s historical significance and the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien’s storied past, we anticipate a sell-out. We encourage you to secure your tickets early and join us for a day of remembrance, education, and celebration.

This is more than just an event; it’s a tribute to the courage, sacrifice, and legacy of those who served during World War II. It’s an opportunity to connect with history, honor the past, and inspire future generations with the stories of bravery and resilience that define our shared heritage.

We look forward to coming together to remember, honor, and celebrate the pivotal moments and the brave individuals of D-Day and the historic voyage of the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien.


SS Jeremiah O’Brien
Pier 35, The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States