Veterans Day: Friday, November 11, 2022
Friday November 11, 2022
Veterans Day Breakfast:
Indiana War Memorial
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Honor our veterans on on Veterans Day through a special Veterans Day Breakfast sponsored by the Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis. Breakfast includes a buffet meal at $20/ person at the Indiana War Memorial. The event will include live music and an awards ceremony. The tickets for the breakfast event can be purchased by visiting veteransdayindy.org/. Get your tickets before they sell out.
Veterans Day Service:
North steps of the Indiana War Memorial
10:30 a.m. – Musical Prelude by the 38th Division Band of the Indiana National Guard. Includes patriotic music played from World War I, World War II and Korean War eras.
11:00a.m. – Veterans Day Service includes special guest speakers, wreath laying, flyover performed by the Indiana Air National Guard, tolling of the U.S.S. Indianapolis bell in tribute to the victories and proud military service of each war era involving US Armed Forces.
Veterans Day Parade:
12:00p.m. – Parade step-off starts at Michigan & Pennsylvania St. The route is south on Pennsylvania Ave., west on New York St., and then north on Meridian St. The route is based around the Legion Mall and Indiana War Memorial. Parade ends at Meridian & St. Clair. Veterans Day in Indianapolis is observed with a Veterans Day Breakfast, a Veterans Day Service, and a Parade. The Veterans Day Council’s charge has not changed since it was organized in the 1960s: to appropriately recognize the Veterans of Indiana so that their deeds and sacrifices will not be forgotten.
Parking: Parking in the downtown area around the Indiana War Memorial on Veterans Day during the daytime is very limited. Please plan to arrive early. The mail entrance to the War Memorial is on Michigan Street. There are also surface lots and parking garages within walking distance of both the War Memorial and the Soldiers & Sailors Monument.