In Honor & Commemoration: Long Island Veteran's Day Events

Show your support and honor our troops at a Veteran’s Day event.

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Tuesday, November 11th is Veteran’s Day. Veteran’s Day is an official U.S. holiday that honors the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. It is a day to pay tribute to all of the good things these brave souls have provided for us and our county. It is also a day of many celebrations, ceremonies, parades, and other events, focused on honoring the men and women who have made up our armed forces.

This Veteran’s Day show your support by coming out and participating in a Veteran’s Day event. Whether the event is a ceremony, a salute or a parade, just going out, having fun and showing your support is a great way to honor those veterans who have fought so hard for our country’s safety and well-being.

Veteran's Day Tribute Concert: "I Will Survive" Dinner/Dance Party
The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Friday, November 7th at 6:30PM
$100 - $150

Help out a great cause and get your groove on at the “I Will Survive” 70’s Disco Dance Dinner Party! Enjoy a prix fixe dinner along with music by both a Bee Gees and Earth Wind and Fire tribute band. Proceeds go to aid the development of state of the art, long-term rehabilitation services, to survivors of traumatic brain injury and other cognitive and physical disorders.

Veteran's Day Ceremony - FREE
The Memorial at the triangle intersection on Johnson Avenue, Islandia, NY 11749
Saturday, November 8th at 10AM

This event honoring our vets will feature a Veteran’s Day ceremony with wreaths and a playing of taps. The event begins at 10AM sharp.

Quilts for Vets - FREE
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library, 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters, NY 11718
Saturday, November 8th at 10AM

Come on down to the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library to participate in making quilts for our Veterans!

UVO Veteran Day Ceremony - FREE
Eisenhower Park, Merrick and Stewart Avenues, East Meadow, NY 11554
Sunday, November 9th at 10AM

Don't miss out on the UVO Veteran Day Ceremony held at Eisenhower Park on November 9th. The event will begin at 10 AM in Veterans Plaza, Field 6.

Atlantic Wind Symphony: Sousa Salute to Our Veterans
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Sunday, November 9th at 3PM

General admission $12 - $25, senior, student and children’s admission $9 - $17
Come on down to enjoy patriotic marches by John Philip Sousa in honor of Veteran's Day.

A Letter to My Hero
Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
Sunday, November 9th from 2PM - 4PM
Free admission with museum admission

Bring your kid’s over to the Long Island Children’s Museum on the afternoon of November 9th between 2PM & 4PM to honor the heroes that serve our county by sending special letters of thanks.

Veteran's Day Salute - FREE
Arthur J. Hendrickson Park, Merrick Road, Valley Stream, NY 11580
Tuesday, November 11th from 12:30PM - 4PM

Come on down to view an art display, of all different mediums, created by local veterans in celebration of Veteran’s Day. The initial display will be held in the Valley Stream Community Center and gazebo on the lakeside. After the event, the art will be displayed in the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library.

Veteran's Day Ceremony - Glen Cove - FREE
Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Cove, NY 11542
Tuesday, November 11th at 11AM

Don't miss out on the City of Glen Cove Veteran’s Day ceremony, held at the Doughboy Monument in front of the library.

Veteran's Day Parade - FREE
Intersection of Lake and Woodlawn Avenues, St. James, NY 11780
Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30AM

The parade group will assemble at the intersection of Lake and Woodlawn Avenues at 9:30 AM. The walk begins at 10 AM and proceeds along Lake Avenue to St. James Elementary School.

Kings Park Veteran's Day Parade - FREE
Nissequogue Post 5796 VFW, 40 Church Street, Kings Park, NY 11754
Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30AM

Don't miss out on this parade to honor the service members past and present. It will begin at RJO School at the intersection of Old Dock Road and Church Street, proceeding to the Veterans Plaza for a ceremony.

How will you being showing your support this Veteran's Day? Let us know in the comments below!

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