Many were expected to visit his grave at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale. His star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will also probably be a place of remembrance.
Fans also travel each year to Santa Barbara County, where the king of pop used to live. The property in Los Olivos, once known as Neverland Ranch is now privately owned. Still, fans leave messages at the gates.
Michael Jackson was 50 when he died in 2009.