Thank You to our service members and veterans'

Memorial Day Charity Trackside

Memorial Day Charity Trackside

Say thank you to active and former service members and help support the local Veterans’ Memorial, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Arcadia. Enjoy an unforgettable day at the races all while giving back!

Donate to a tremendous cause as you gain access to special trackside seating this Memorial Day, May 29! Your $5 donation includes General Admission to Santa Anita Park, a program, access to special trackside seating* and walking tours to the Paddock and Winner’s Circle** throughout the day.

Delicious BBQ will be available for purchase. Veterans or active military with valid Military ID will receive a voucher good for free lunch courtesy of our horse owners and Santa Anita Park.

BBQ Menu ($12 per meal – veterans’ and active military with valid military i.d. will receive a FREE BBQ plate):
  • Choice of meat (spare ribs or pulled pork)
  • Choice of two sides (baked beans, potato salad or coleslaw)

All meals also come with a slice of white bread, pickles, and onions

*Seating is on a first come and first serve basis. 

**Tours are not guaranteed, on a first come, first serve basis. 

The Rotary Club of Arcadia is spearheading an effort to build a local Veterans’ Memorial. The Field of Honor Project, involving 1,000 American Flags displayed at County Park at the corner of Huntington and Santa Anita during the week preceding Memorial Day will help to raise funds. Those who wish to participate or donate should make their contribution to The Arcadia Rotary Club Foundation, Veterans’ Memorial Fund.