Best Of Veterans Day Events in Central Florida

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Veterans Day Parade (credit: City of Orlando)

Veterans Day Parade (credit: City of Orlando)

 

Florida News: Veterans Day Events in Central Florida 2012

There will be many events taking place across the United States this weekend in honor of the men and women who have served this great country. The following are some of the Veterans Day events happening in Central Florida.

1. Orlando Veterans Day Parade

To celebrate Veterans Day, the city of Orlando will honor the nation’s veterans in a parade starting at 11am. The parade will have many participants from over 150 veterans organizations in Central Florida including fire fighters, police officers, marching bands, active duty military and much more. There will also be floats for the children to enjoy.

  • Highlight: Honoring veterans
  • When: November 10, 2012 | 11am-1pm
  • Where: Corner of Orange Avenue and Robinson Street, Downtown Orlando, Florida
  • Cost: Free

2. Tampa Bay Veterans Day Parade

A handful of volunteers work hard to put together the Tampa Bay Veterans Day Parade, a beautiful tribute to the men and women who have provided service to the country.

  • Highlight: Honoring veterans
  • When: November 10, 2012 | 10am-12:30pm
  • Where: Hanley Road, between Barry Road and Paula Drive, Tampa Bay, Florida
  • Cost: Free

3. Legends and Legacies Symposium: Veterans Day Salute

Hear the personal stories of five veterans of World War II and Vietnam. See six military aircraft that were involved in both wars. Special flights and activities will take place over the weekend.

  • Highlight: Salute to service
  • When: November 10, 2012 | 12:11am
  • Where: 1300 Broadway Blvd. S.E., Polk City, Florida
  • Cost: $28.95/adults, $14.95/children 6-12, Free/veterans and children under 5

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