There are a number of events scheduled to take place around the country and throughout the world to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death on June 25, 2009.

A sampling:

— Brad Sundberg, a longtime member of Jackson’s technical team, presents his “In the Studio With MJ: The Homecoming” seminar in Los Angeles June 23 through 26, featuring music, photos and stories about working with the King of Pop; tickets are $249 to $339.

— Channel Islands Helicopters in Oxnard, California, will offer private helicopter tours over Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley on June 23 and 24; $175 per person.

— Fans are invited to dress as the late icon for a celebration of his music and videos at Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 25; free admission.

— The San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California, will host Who’s Bad, a Jackson tribute band, for a special performance at 7 p.m. on June 25; concert included with $14 fair admission.

— Jackson fans in the Netherlands will gather at Scheveningen Beach to commemorate his death by lighting lanterns at 8 p.m. on June 25; free admission.

— Spanish fans will hold vigils at Playa Catalunya in Barcelona and Playa de la Victoria in Cadiz beginning at 8:30 p.m. on June 25; free admission.

— Los Angeles fans will gather at Jackson’s star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame at 10 p.m. on June 25 to sing, light candles and display flags from around the world; free.

We want to hear from you, are you planning on attending any of these events? How are you celebrating the anniversary of the King of Pop?

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3 thoughts on “List of Events Marking 5th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Death

  1. Freeda on said:

    Truly a gift to tghe world. So many of us miss you Michael, but we are so glad you were here if only for a short time. You were one of a kind, period!

  2. katlyn davies love michael jackson for ever on said:

    Wow so meany event takeing place good to see the world comeing out in force to remember michael. He will be forever in our hearts and his music and legacy will live on forever. He is a huge inspiration and his work for charitys was amazing. People juge him. Without waiting to hear the truth about him he was a inercent man,loveing,careing and a real humaniterian. To mark his aneversery ill stay home wach all my movie and listand to all my cda and proberbly cry. Miss you michael joseph jackson RIP forever missed lots of love from me @katlyndavies and the wole #mjfam.

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