Rolling Thunder Nationwide Ride for Freedom

Published: May. 23, 2022 at 10:17 AM EDT
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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A national organization is hosting an event to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day weekend.

The North Carolina chapter of Rolling Thunder will be holding a Ride For Freedom event Friday through Saturday.

It will kick off Friday night with a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. The vigil will be at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens.

Then on Saturday, there will be an individual ride from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will begin at the American Legion Post 265 146 Broadhurst Road in Jacksonville. There will be food trucks, vendors, and music at the post until 5 p.m.

On Sunday there will be a law enforcement escorted ride through Onslow County. It will begin at noon at the American Legion Post. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. There is no ride fee, but cash donations will be accepted. There will also be food trucks, vendors, and music until 3 p.m.

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