South Florida Veterans Day Events

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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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