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Palm Beach County Veterans Day events

Veterans Day celebrates active duty and retired men and women who chose to serve their country with pride. Here is a list of some of the festivities we found and they include breakfasts, vendors, car shows music and entertainment.

Veterans are also being honored with events in Miami-Dade Countyevents in Broward County and a variety of free meals and other deals around the nation.

We urge everyone to show their appreciation for the members of our armed forces. Unlike Memorial Day that honors those who are no longer with us, Veterans Day is a recognition of those who serve(d) and it is a celebration of life!


Royal Palm Beach

Veterans Day Ceremony & Breakfast

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023; breakfast at 9 a.m., ceremony 10 a.m.

Royal Palm Beach Cultural center, 151 Civic Center Way, Royal Palm.

Features guest speakers and community band performance.

Free with RSVP by Monday, Nov. 6, by calling 561-790-5196.

Boca Raton

Red, White & Boca: A Veterans Day Celebration

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton.

Free admission; food prices vary. Event is open to the public.

Click here for activity schedule that includes the following:

  • Veterans Marketplace
  • Music performances
  • Guest speakers
  • Classic car show
  • Food vendors *

* Veterans in uniform or presenting a military ID may receive a FREE food ticket by stopping by the City of Boca Raton booth.

In addition, here are a few reminders:

  • No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted.
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • The event will continue rain or shine.
  • Seating and chairs will be available for attendees at no charge.


Veterans Day Tribute Ceremony

The public is invited to this event on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. to honor all veterans for their bravery and sacrifice to our Country. This ceremony is to thank all the men and women who have served our country to help protect our freedom. Veterans Memorial Plaza, 5800 Melaleuca Lane, Greenacres.


Wellington: Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony

Saturday, November 11
Parade 8:15 a.m., ceremony at 8:30 a.m.
Wellington Veterans Memorial, 11848 Forest Hill Blvd.

Wellington and the American Legion Post 390 will be honoring all current and former members of the armed forces.

Watch the Wellington Heroes video on YouTube.

South Florida Veterans Day events

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