Long Beach’s Veterans Day Celebration Returns November 12

Entrance to the event is free to the community

Today is the 247th birthday of the US Navy, and we are thrilled to celebrate by sharing that we will be participating in this event! See you there.

Long Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach proudly presents the 2022 Veterans Day Celebration, a community celebration honoring U.S. military service members, taking place Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Houghton Park (6301 Myrtle Ave).

“We are thrilled for the return of our Veterans Day Celebration after a three-year hiatus,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “This celebration honors our local veterans and their families and pays tribute to their sacrifices and bravery.” 

This year’s event will feature live musical performances by Knight Ryder and local Long Beach DJ Dennis Owens, as well as a resource fair with various community organizations providing services and resources for veterans, a kid zone and food trucks.

“The Veterans Festival is a longstanding tradition in our community,” said Vice Mayor Rex Richardson. “I look forward to this year’s celebration in Uptown and the opportunity to honor our brave servicemembers once more with this wonderful event.”

The 2022 Veterans Day Celebration is presented by the City of Long Beach, with support from the Long Beach Veterans Commission, and community partners, including the Long Beach Running Club, People of the Earth and Long Beach Veterans Day Committee.

Information can be found at longbeach.gov/veteransday.

About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services, Public Works and more. The City also has a highly respected university and city college, 2 historic ranchos, 5 hospitals, 12 libraries, 5 golf courses, 169 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths and a Bike Share program.

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By City of Long Beach

Tasha Day
Special Events and Filming, Office of the City Manager

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