Veteran's Day 2022


Let's celebrate, honor and support our military and give a huge thank you for all the devotion and sacrifices the military and their families have made. Here's everything happening for Veteran's Day 2022 in and near Louisville:


Saturday, November 5, 2022

11am-1pm


Veterans Day Parade

Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana

Join Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana and UPS as we honor our veterans, past and present! Support the parade units that will be on display as vehicles drive by to cheer them on. Receive a custom Veterans Day parade patch!


Blankenbaker Parkway

Louisville, Ky









 

Saturday, November 5, 2022

11am-12pm


2022 Veterans Day Flag-In

Cave Hill Cemetery

Flags4Vets Invites Louisville Area Volunteers to help place flags on 7,500 Veterans Graves at Cave Hill Cemetery for Veterans Day.

This is a Flags4Vets Kid-friendly event.

You must park your car and gather at Breckinridge School, 1351 Payne Street, which is within 100 feet of the U.S. Military Section of Cave Hill Cemetery. We will pass out grave flags then enter the cemetery as a group at 11:00 AM.

DO NOT ENTER CAVE HILL BY ANY OTHER GATE.

Strollers and wagons are OK. No bikes or pets allowed.

Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave

Louisville, Ky 40204


 


Sunday, November 6, 2022

2-3pm


Celebration of Veterans

Town of Clarksville, Indiana

Female Veterans will be the focus of the Town of Clarksville’s annual Celebration of Veterans on Sunday, November 6th. The event will be held from 2:00-3:00pm at the Veterans Place Memorial located behind Town Hall.

The theme for our 2022 celebration will be “80 Years of Women in the Military,” and will feature a nearly all female line-up of speakers, singers, and other participants. The keynote address will be presented by Lt. Col. Amy McGrath, USMC Ret. McGrath served more than 20 years in the United States Marine Corps., flying more than 89 missions as a pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan. She later went on to run for Senate and started a non-profit organization.

The event will also include a color guard, the playing of TAPS, and a performance of harpist and singer Erin Hill, a harpist & singer based out of New York City, Chicago, and Louisville, KY. She’s had a #1 album on the Billboard world chart and has played with Cyndi Lauper, Kanye West, Enya, Moby, Sinead O’Connor, a-ha, Josh Groban, and Jewel. She has also performed for celebrities, two First Ladies, and royalty.

All local Veterans and residents are welcome to attend this special celebration.

2000 Broadway Street

Clarksville, Indiana 47129


 

Sunday, November 7, 2022

6-7pm


Veterans Day Mini Wreath

Hillview Library

Thank them for their service...

Join us as we honor those who have served our country by making mini wreaths. You will be given pre-cut pieces of red, white, and blue tulle to tie onto your wreath form in the pattern of your choice. You can display your completed wreath on your door or in your home, or gift it to a veteran in your life.

For ages 5 and up. Just drop in! Seating and supplies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Brandy at 543-7675 ext. 2555 or e-mail brandy@bcplib.org.

Hillview Library

155 Terry Blvd

Hillview, Ky 40229


 

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

12-2pm

Veterans Day Celebration

Central Library- Bullitt County Public Library

Thank them for their service...

Join us to meet local veterans and hear stories about their time serving our country. Enjoy enlightening conversation, songs, a memorabilia display, and a photo slideshow honoring local veterans. Outside, you will have the opportunity to view and take pictures with authentic military vehicles!

Psst... If you are a local veteran and you want to submit any photos or information, please use the e-mail and phone number provided to contact Laura!

For all ages. Just drop in!

Central Library- Bullitt County Public Library

740 Conestoga Parkway

Shepherdsville, Ky 40165


 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

11am-1pm


Veterans Celebration Lunch

Bellarmine University

Join us for a free lunch in honor of Veteran's Day! Open to all military affiliated students and veteran student's are eligible to a free shirt! November 9th 11am to 1pm in the UDH



Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd

Louisville, Ky 40205









 

Friday, November 11, 2022

9pm-12am


 

Friday, November 11, 2022

10am-4pm



Veteran's Day 2022

Louisville Zoo

To honor those who are serving and who have served our country in military service, the Louisville Zoo is offering active and retired / discharged military and their dependents FREE general admission on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Those wishing to participate must simply have proof of military service (including but not limited to: U.S Uniformed Services ID Card, U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e., American Legion, VFW), photograph of yourself in uniform, wearing uniform, DD214 and citation or commendation) and present it at the Zoo’s admission windows. This offer is available at the Zoo windows only and is not valid for online ticket purchases.

In addition, on this day, active, retired military and their dependents (with a military identification card) will receive:

  • 10%* off gift shop purchases (*certain exceptions may apply)

  • 50% off food and drink concessions

Active military receive free admission year-round at the Zoo. Active military dependents receive 10% off admission year-round. Must be accompanied by active military personnel. Not valid for packages with rides/attractions or special event tickets. Tickets must be purchased at the Zoo windows with a valid ID. Offer not available for online purchases. Military personnel are encouraged to check with the Leisure Travel offices at their bases in advance of their visit for other available discounts.


Louisville Zoo

1100 Trevilian Way

Louisville, Ky 40213

 

Saturday, November 12, 2022

11am-4pm


Veterans Day Ride & Celebration

Bluegrass Harley-Davidson

Come join us on Saturday, November 12 for our Veterans Day Ride & Celebration. All donations benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Registration starts at 11:00AM, KSU @ Noon, then return for free food and a celebration!

We'll see you there!

Bluegrass Haley-Davidson

2755 Terra Crossing Blvd

Louisville, Ky 40245


 

Sunday, November 13, 2022

8am-12pm


Veterans Breakfast

VFW Churchill Downs Post 2921

Churchill Downs Annual Veterans Breakfast.

This annual event is FREE for all Veterans and Military (Proof Required) and just $5.00 for all others.

VFW Churchill Downs Post 2921

2902 7th St Rd

Louisville, Ky 40216



 

Monday, December 5, 2022

9am-12pm


WWII Veteran Appreciation Day Brunch & Parade

Mission BBQ

We will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Pearl Harbor Day all in one day with our veterans! Our brunches will culminate this year by celebrating our WWII veterans and honoring the legacy of our Greatest Generation. Pearl Harbor Day changed the lives of our WWII veterans as well as their families. We invite our WWII veterans and their families to start the celebration with a brunch, followed by a ceremony and an in the car parade as we pass by the St. Matthews schools!

-Brunch (private) is from 9-10:15

-Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance and Veteran Recognition Ceremony (open to the public) starts at 10:30 so get there a little earlier

-Veteran Parade to follow (public can line the parking lot and the exit out)

Bring cards and posters and wear patriotic clothing!

Mission BBQ

4607 Shelbyville Rd

Louisville, Ky 40207


 

Restaurants offering Discounts or Freebies to Veterans for Veterans Day 2022:

Applebee's

BJ'S Restaurants

Bob Evans

Chili's

Cracker Barrel

Mission BBQ

Texas Roadhouse

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