2014 Veterans Day Events
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9/11 Memorial and Museum — The National September 11 Memorial & Museum will pay tribute to our country’s veterans during a special five-day Salute to Service from November 7 to November 11. The organization is hosting a series of events and special programs for veterans and their families and the visiting public. Veterans will receivefree Museum admission throughout the tribute.
America’s Parade — Veterans are invited to march in this New York City parade on November 11. The theme for this year’s Parade is Land of the Free/Home of the Brave, in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the writing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
Cabela’s — Cabela’s hosts a Hometown Heroes event on Veterans Day, November 11 with an increased discount for military personnel as well as Law-Enforcement, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel.
*NEW* Concert for Valor – To celebrate Veterans Day, iHeartMedia is teaming up with HBO, Chase, and Starbucks to help bring forward The Concert For Valor on November 11. The event will take place at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. iHeartMedia will broadcast The Concert for Valor live on nearly 70 radio stations across America, and will also stream the show live on iHeartRadio beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
Letters from War: A Tribute to Veterans — On November 7 at 7 PM, the Washington National Cathedral presents a 75-minute concert tribute featuring the U.S. Marine Corps Orchestra, Washington National Cathedral Choir and selections from American War Letters. This tribute event is free and open to the public with no ticketing required.
National Veterans Day Ceremony — The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held on November 11 at Arlington National Cemetery. It begins at 11:00 AM with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors.
There are many national and state cemeteries throughout the country that may also be holding Veterans Day ceremonies. Click here for a cemetery listing.
National Veterans Day Run — The National Veterans Day Run onNovember 11 offers veterans and active duty military a reduced-rate entry into the race, as well as discounted rates to their spouses and children between 13 and 18 years of age.