Veterans Day is an important holiday for anyone who has served in the military, has family or friends in the military, or simply has a patriotic spirit. If you are looking for events to participate in for Veterans Day this year in the Inland Empire area, get to know some of your options so that you can be sure you are able to properly celebrate this important holiday.
Veterans Day Celebration – Rancho Cucamonga
Where: Central Park
When: Friday, November 11th 9am to 12pm
The Veterans Day Celebration in Rancho Cucamonga is a set of events designed to celebrate the day as well as to honor veterans. This event begins with a pancake breakfast which is entirely free to the public. Then there are various programs that are held including a fantastic family fun zone. There will also be a moment of silence and a presentation to honor all veterans.
Annual Veterans Day Celebration – Fontana
Where: Fontana Memorial Rose Garden
When: Friday, November 11th at 11am
This Fontana Veterans Day Celebration will include numerous events including special guest speakers giving speeches and presentations as well as performances by local high school bands. The local Junior ROTC will also be doing a performance at this special celebration in honor of the military and the veterans and their military service. The finalists in the local Veterans Day writing and art contests will also present their work and the winners will be announced.
Upland Veterans Day Parade – Upland
Where: Downtown Upland, starting on A Street
When: Friday, November 11th at 10:30am
Upland celebrates Veterans Day with a grand parade in the downtown Upland area. The Upland Veterans Day Parade is a big celebration and is free and open to the public. This parade features the 21 gun salute as well as honors current members of the military and veterans alike. After the parade, there are also events and presentations as well as a barbecue event.
Get out this Veterans Day to celebrate and to honor the veterans who have served to protect this nation at these events and others in the Inland Empire area to show your support and patriotism.