In observance of the September 11 attack of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Cal Expo 9/11 Memorial Plaza will open to the general public September 11, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The memorial at Cal Expo honors the victims lost 15 years ago. Admission and parking are free.

Central to the exhibit is a beautiful fountain including a granite sphere inscribed with all of the names of the September 11 victims, as well as a carillon bell tower, reflections of the World Trade Center, and individual memorials to American Airlines Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93, aborted in a field in Pennsylvania.

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