Are you a Richmond-er looking for ways to honor Veterans Day this year? You’re in luck—the city is preparing to commemorate Veterans Day with a series of events to honor the brave men and women who have served the nation. With a range of activities planned, from parades to ceremonies, you’ll have the opportunity to express your gratitude for the sacrifices made by veterans. Here's a guide to the events happening in and around Richmond.
Virginia Veterans Parade
Join in the celebration at the Virginia Veterans Parade on November 11th, 2023, at 11 AM. The parade is set to be a grand display of honor and appreciation for veterans—you can even join the event early at 9:30 AM to thank a veteran in person! Interested in volunteering this Veterans Day? The parade welcomes volunteers to contribute to this momentous event—just look out for the opportunities on the Virginia Veterans Parade website . If you are unable to attend, you can watch the parade live through the link provided on their website! The Virginia Veterans Parade is a chance for the community to come together and show their support for the veterans—don’t miss it!
Virginia War Memorial's Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
The Virginia War Memorial will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10, 2023, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Heilman Amphitheater. The event serves as a tribute to all those who have served and are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. Expect to witness heartfelt speeches, patriotic melodies, and recognize the winners of the Virginia War Memorial's Veterans Day Student Essay Contest. For further details, visit the Virginia War Memorial Events Page.
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We encourage Richmond residents and visitors to participate in these events this Veterans Day. Join us in making this Veterans Day an unforgettable ode to our nation's heroes.