Alabama Bicentennial Veterans Day Celebration
Nov. 11, 8 a.m.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Alabama Bicentennial Commission will open Battleship Memorial Park on Veterans Day as our state's official site to celebrate Veterans Day. It will be a free admission day. Schedule includes: 1:45 p.m. - Photo of all Veterans, 2:45 p.m. - Emerald Coast Skydivers on field, 3 p.m. - Veterans Day Celebration and Parade of Flags; 7 p.m. - Veterans Day Concert.
Fairhope Veterans’ Day Parade
Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.
Downtown Fairhope, begins in front of the Fairhope Civic Center
A sunset prayer service at 4:45 p.m. at Henry George Park at the Veterans Memorial, “Tears of Sorrow, Tears of Joy.”
Annual Veterans’ Day Weekend Program
Saturday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m.
Blakeley State Park, Spanish Fort
Blakeley's annual Veteran's Day Weekend program offers a special opportunity to reflect on this area's Civil War heritage. We offer Civil War artillery demonstrations at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. At 9 a.m. we offer one of our popular "Civil War on the Eastern Shore" narrated cruises, which explores the major battles of the Mobile Campaign from the rivers along which its major actions took place. (Cruise tickets are $27 for adults and $17 for kids ages 6-12) At 11:30 a.m. noted author Christopher McIlwain, Sr. speaks on his research into the Alabama connection to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. The program is supported in part by the generous support of the Pensacola Civil War Roundtable. For more information and to book cruise tickets, see our website: https://www.blakeleypark.com
Daphne’s Annual Veterans Day Program
Friday, Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m.
Daphne High School
Join the City of Daphne and Daphne High School for our annual Veterans Day program as we honor those who have served. Dogwood Trail Maids, U.S.S. Alabama Crewmates and many more special guests and speakers. Veterans, please plan to stay for a special reception in your honor following the program.
Bay Minette Veterans Day Breakfast, Parade and Ceremonies
Monday, Nov. 11, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner once again with the City of Bay Minette, our local Veterans organizations and our North Baldwin Advantage Partners to host the 2019 Veterans Day festivities in Bay Minette!
Join us as we honor our local Veterans with a free breakfast program presented by Quincy Compressor at 8am on November 11th at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, followed by the Annual Veterans Day Parade and ceremonies at the Eternal Flame on Courthouse Square and the Korean War Memorial in front of the Bay Minette Public Library.
For more information or to RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 251.937.5665 ext 2
Robertsdale Veterans’ Day Ceremony
Thursday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m.
PZK Hall, 17833 Alabama 104 in Robertsdale. Ceremony presented by the George P. Thames Senior Center. Speakers include Dawn Biggs, city of Daphne volunteer coordinator and Leon McGee of American Legion Post 99 in Foley. Lunch will be served.
Silverhill Veterans’ Day Program
Monday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.
Silverhill Veterans Memorial, Anderson Park on Main Street across from Town Hall.
Program will include guest speakers and recognition of all veterans.
Foley Veterans’ Day Parade
Monday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.
Begins and ends at the corner of Verbena Avenue and Alston Street (Foley Kids Park). Ceremony at Memorial after the parade.