Continuing the spirit of local events such as Sunday’s “Paddle-Out Surf Memorial;” this Friday, May 11th, the San Diego community will band together as it has done so many times in the face of adversity when the San Diego Chargers host a “Celebration Of Life” for  fallen hometown NFL hero Tiaina “Junior” Seau, who died May 2nd at his home in Oceanside.

The event will fittingly take place at Qualcomm Stadium, the Bolts home field where Junior played some of his best football. The ceremony is open to the public; parking and admission are free.

The community-wide tribute will feature guest speakers sharing their uplifting memories of Junior Seau and the incredible impact he made on San Diego, it’s citizens and the rest of the country.


  • What: Junior Seau’s Celebration Of Life
  • Where: Qualcomm Stadium
  • Parking: Free
  • Admission: Free
  • Reserved Seating: n/a
  • Parking Gates: 2:00PM
  • Stadium Gates: 4:30PM

If you plan on attending this event, please note that a large crowd is expected and there will be no reserve seating. Fans are advised to arrive early, carpool, and/or take the Trolley.

Seau’s Restaurant

Friday’s “Celebration Of Life” will be bookended, both before and after the event, with festivities at Seau’s Restaurant in Mission Valley:

1640 Camino del Rio North #1376
San Diego, CA 92108
P: (619) 291-SEAU (7328)


To make a donation in Junior’s honor, please make your contribution out to Junior Seau Foundation and mail it to the following address:

Junior Seau Foundation
5275 Market Street, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92114.

Donations can also be made online at


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