Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11 and you can observe the holiday by attending some local events taking place across South Florida.
Thur. Nov. 7-Lauderhill Veterans Day Celebration
The City of Lauderhill will host events throughout the day honoring Veterans. A free breakfast will be served at the City Hall, followed by a celebration at Veterans Park. At the end of the day, Vice Mayor Ken Thurston will host a green series class. For more information on all the events, visit www.lauderhill-fl.gov
Nov. 9-11-Veterans Day Weekend at Jungle Island
All veterans and active military personnel will receive free admission to Jungle Island along with 50% admission for their family members. For more information, visit www.jungleisland.com
Nov. 9-11-Miami Seaquarium Salutes Veterans
All Veterans, military, police, fire and EMT personnel will receive free admission to Miami Seaquarium from Nov. 9- Nov. 11. Accompanying family members will receive an admission rate of $11. For more information, visit miamiseaquarium.com/VeteransDay
Sat., Nov. 9- Miami Veterans Day 5K Race
Take part in a 5K race benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The race begins at 8 a.m. at Tamiami Park. For more information, visit http://www.miamiveteransday5k.com/
Sun., Nov. 9 - Veterans Day Concert
A free concert will take place by the American Legion Symphonic Band at the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit http://www.americasmomsforsoldiers.com/
Sun., Nov. 10- City of Hollywood Veterans Day BBQ
Grab the family for a picnic-style celebration in honor of Veterans Day. The City of Hollywood and Mayor Peter Bober will host a BBQ with live music and entertainment. Admission is free for those attending the BBQ. The event will take place at Topeekeegee Yugnee (TY) Park. For more information, visit http://www.hollywoodfl.org/ or call (954) 921-3404.
Mon., Nov. 11- Miami Beach Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony
The city of Miami Beach will host a free parade with marching bands and veteran groups, a wreath laying ceremony, parachute team demonstration and a picnic. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. For more information, visit http://miamibeachfl.gov/
Mon., Nov 11- Pembroke Pines Veterans Day Ceremony
Honor military personnel at the Pembroke Pines City Center. The free event will feature a presentation of colors, guest speakers and lunch with the veterans. For more information, call 954-435-6520.
Mon., Nov 11- Free Admission at State Parks All state park visitors can enjoy free entry to Florida State Parks in honor of Veterans Day. For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org/