DEPOE BAY: “Fleet of Flowers” Ceremony This event is back and better than ever. See you there! 11:00am U.S. Coast Guard Station / Depoe Bay Harbor 240 Coast Guard DriveDepoe Bay, Oregon 97341 Program Details | Directions The “Fleet of Flowers” event on Memorial Day is a tradition dating back 77 years. The event expands the theme of Memorial Day to honor not just U.S. military personnel who have died in service but all seafarers (that is, folks employed to work aboard marine vessels) who have been lost at sea. The entire city of Depoe Bay rallies together to make this amazing event happen each year, raising funds and meticulously assembling gorgeous cedar wreaths that go on the boats. You can follow along with all the progress and get involved as a volunteer by checking the Facebook web page Read more about the history of the Fleet of Flowers on the city’s website.