Veterans Day events


Miami Beach

A parade, parachute team demonstration and wreath-laying ceremony are planned. The parade, featuring the 13th Army Band’s Marching Band, steps off at 9 a.m. Monday at Washington Avenue and 17th Street, and moves south on Washington Avenue. The ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Flamingo Park baseball stadium. Spectator locations: Washington Avenue from 11th to 17th streets and 11th Street from Washington to Jefferson avenues; Flamingo Park from 11th to 14th streets.


The 13th Army Band’s Rock Band will perform at noon Sunday as part of the Hollywood Mayor’s Veterans Day Barbecue at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, Sheridan Street and Park Road.

Key Biscayne

In recognition of their service to our community, all veterans, active duty military, police, fire and EMT personnel get free admission at Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy. A valid military or first responder identification must be provided at the ticket counter. Up to five accompanying family members will receive a discounted admission price of $11 plus tax.


Veterans and active military personnel receive free admission to Jungle Island on Watson Island, and family members receive half off general admission. Good for up to six people in the veteran’s or military person’s party.

• A guest speaker will highlight Veterans Day at Temple Beth Tov-Ahavat Shalom’s Friday night services, which begin at 8:15 p.m. The temple is at 6438 SW Eighth St.

Pembroke Pines

The public is invited to honor all who have served in the U.S. military at noon Monday at Pembroke Pines City Center Memorial, 10300 Pines Blvd. The event will feature a presentation of the colors, a guest speaker, and lunch for the veterans.

Fort Lauderdale

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, 5555 N. Federal Hwy., will present a patriotic concert featuring the American Legion Symphonic Band and tenor James Perkowski at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Key Largo

Veterans Ocean Adventures, in coordination with Captain Slate’s Atlantis Dive Center and Aquanauts Scuba Academy, offers a free Veterans Day Scuba Dive boat trip for veterans. It begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday at Captain Slate’s Atlantis Dive Center, 51 Garden Cove Dr.

Coral Gables

Consul General of France Philippe Létrilliart will award his country’s Legion of Honor medal to several U.S. veterans who fought in France during World War II. The presentation begins at 10 a.m. Monday at the University of Miami’s Toppel Career Center, 1306 Stanford Dr.

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