Veterans Day is a time to remember and honor those who served the country. On Nov. 11, past and current members of the military will be recognized through a number activities.
Take a look at some of the local events and places to go to celebrate Veterans Day.
On Nov. 11, federal, state and local government offices will be closed including post offices. Libraries and schools also have the day off.
1300 7th Street, Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Parade will run from 3rd to 9th Street down to Capitol Mall.
8820 Elk Grove Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Nov. 11, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Ceremonies begin at the CDS Administration Building and
conclude at Elk Grove Regional Park.
600 Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533
Nov. 11, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m
Start: Home Goods/Target Parking Lot
420 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 95630
Finish: Folsom Community Center
52 Natoma Street, Folsom, CA 95630
Nov. 11, 9:00 a.m.
2701 Prospect Park, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Nov. 7th, 8th, and 11th
Admission: Free to veterans and their families.
General Admission: $7.00
Children under 1: Free
3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
Nov. 11, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Admission: 50% discount with a valid military ID
(all military personnel, veterans, and their families).
California State Railroad Museum
125 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Nov. 11, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free train rides and museum admission
for veterans and active military personnel.
Davis Cemetery District & Arboretum
820 Pole Line Road, Davis, CA 95618
Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The California Museum
1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Oct. 30 to Nov. 11 at 5:00 p.m.
Free Entrance on Nov. 11
2024 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA
There are also a number of national and local businesses offering veterans and active duty military members free meals and deals on Nov. 11. Check VeteransDayFreebies.com, TheMilitaryWallet.com and MilitaryBenefits.info.