LI & NYC Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day is a time to honor all U.S. service members for all they’ve done. Whether it’s a service or parade, these LI and NYC events are a great way to show appreciation.

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New York City

What: New York City Veterans Day Parade
Where: Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park
When: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11:15am-3:30pm
Why Go: Join tens of thousands of marchers, including veterans of all eras, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across America, as they march across the city. Floats and vintage military vehicles add to the remembrance. Click to go

Oyster Bay

What: Fee Free for Veterans Day Weekend
Where: Sagamore Hill
When: Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, 10am-4pm
Why Go: Free walkthroughs of the first floor of the Roosevelt home will be available all weekend. Click to go

Old Bethpage

What: A Century of Military Technology
Where: Museum of American Armor
When: Saturday, Nov. 11, 10am-4pm
Why Go: Check out a 100-year-old M1917 tank that is on loan from the Collings Foundation of Stow, Massachusetts as the nation observes the centennial of America’s entry into World War I. It will be the lead vehicle in an armor parade on Veterans Day that includes the legendary Sherman tank of World War II and the M48 Patton tank that served during the Cold War and Vietnam. Click to go

Hempstead

What: Veterans Ball
Where: Calvary Tabernacle (78 North Franklin Street)
When: Saturday, Nov. 11, 6pm-10pm
Why Go: Operation Clothing Drop Inc. is presenting the 1st Annual Fundraising Ball honoring veterans. Proceeds will go to the homeless veterans in New York City and Long Island. Click to go

Brooklyn

What: Veteran’s Day Event
Where: Cypress Hills Cemetery (833 Jamaica Avenue)
When: Saturday, Nov. 11, 10am-11pm
Why Go: The event will feature guest speakers and performers from Franklin K. Lane’s Air Force Jr. ROTC, as well as brass performers and refreshments. Click to go

In the Bohlsen Restaurant Group spirit of giving back to those who have given so much, Monsoon’s doors will be open for a complimentary Thanksgiving dinner for veterans and their families.