Veterans Day is the perfect opportunity to attend events such as laying wreaths, parades, concerts and more to learn about the importance of the Veterans Day holiday. Find events near you in the National Capital Region.
Join the Veterans and the Arts Initiative at Hylton Center for a free, interactive afternoon of celebration and arts experiences for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, military caregivers, and the community. This free event kicks off its fourth year at the Hylton Center and features community-based resources, interactive music and visual art workshops, an exhibition of Veteran artwork, and more!
Banfield Foundation and Dogs on Deployment are offering a free Veterans veterinary preventative care clinic on Friday, November 9th from 10 AM to 3 PM. The event is being held at American Legion Post #177 in Fairfax, VA. Please visit the link to make your appointment.
Join ServingTogether at Rise Up Against Addiction 5k Walk/Run on Saturday, October 20 at 9 am in Reston Town Center. Walk or run 5 kilometers to bring the disease of addiction into the light! Together, we can show families affected by substance use disorder that they’re not alone. Let’s unite in solidarity with other walkers and runners and support those who have lost a loved one to addiction and celebrate those who are living in recovery today. Military members, veterans and 1st Responders can use discount code SALUTE during registration to waive the runner fee (walking is free though registration is required).
Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is a national nonprofit that supports the military community of all branches of currently serving military including the Guard and Reserve, veterans of all eras, families of those killed in action and caregivers of VetTixers. Vet Tix provides free event tickets with a nominal delivery fee to attend sporting events, concerts, performing arts and family activities.
Fire, Police and First Responders can receive a free sandwich on September 11 at Mission BBQs.
VA has announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service. To request a VIC, Veterans must visit vets.gov, click on “Apply for Printed Veteran ID Card” on the bottom left of the page sign in or create an account.
Mission BBQ is providing a free meal on Thursday, December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day for World War II veterans.
Hylton Performing Arts Center will be holding Guitar Lessons with Glen McCarthy on Tuesdays from September 5 through November 5 from 7 - 8 pm. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers.
The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes and the Frederick Keys honor our veterans at a special game on July 3rd at 7pm. Free tickets for Veterans.