Community Festivities for Veterans Day 2022

Thank you to all who served, and we wish all Veterans and their loved ones a safe and fun Veterans Day! Check out the following opportunities to celebrate and thank Veterans in our community this month.

  • Friday, November 11: Veterans Day aboard the Battleship IOWA

“Enjoy a tour of the Battleship IOWA and meet organizations that provide supportive services for veterans, military, and our military families!” 

一 Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative. 

Additionally, there will be a ceremony on the fantail, followed by a Rock for Vets concert and food provided by Vicky’s Doghouse. Admission is free and open to Veterans of all ages. 

  • Saturday, November 12: Long Beach 2022 Veterans Day Celebration Festival

This celebration will feature live music performances by Knyght Ryder and local Long Beach DJ Dennis Owens as well as a resource fair, highlighting a variety of community organizations that provide resources and services for Veterans. Food trucks will be present as well as a kids zone. The festival will be located at Houghton Park (6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805) and will take place from 11am – 2:30pm. 

  • Tuesday, November 15: Veterans Thanksgiving Appreciation Dinner 2022

This dinner will be hosted by Veterans Advocacy Group of America at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in Los Angeles. The site is ADA accessible and open to all Veterans. The buffet style Thanksgiving dinner is free for all Veterans and their families. RSVP is encouraged at (800) 478-1927, space is limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Written by Sinai Miranda, Art from Ashes Magazine Creative Intern

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