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2021 Veterans Day Events and Ceremonies

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events.


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Port Orange

Thursday @ 10 AM at Veteran’s Park, 4655 City Center Circle, Port Orange

The Port Orange Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with The Veterans of Foreign Wars Organization to host the 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony. It will be taking place on November 11th starting at 10 AM at Veteran’s Park located in City Center Park. All are welcome! Bring chairs and blankets and help us honor those who have served, those who are currently serving, and those who gave everything they had to protect us and our country.


Thursday at 11 AM @ Sea Pines Memorial Garden, 3001 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater

Ceremony honoring veterans.

For questions and more info, call (386) 428-8519.

For details on past Veterans Day events, click here.


Thursday at 10:15 AM @ Bill Dreggors Park, DeLand

There will be a short ceremony at 10:15 am at Bill Dreggors Park that will be attended by the DeLand Fire Department Honor Guard and Mayor Bob Apgar will be speaking.

Ponce Inlet

Thursday at 10 AM @ Kay & Ayres Davies Lighthouse Park, 4933 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet

Veterans Day Ceremony 11/11/2021 @ 10:00am, Kay & Ayres Davies Lighthouse Park- 4933 South Peninsula Drive.

Free and no RSVP required.

Veterans Day at the Lighthouse

The National Historic Landmark Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum welcomes all to celebrate Veterans Day, and especially honors U.S. active duty, auxiliary, veterans and their families of the Coast Guard, on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Active U.S. Service members, active U.S. Coast Guard members, and Coast Guard veterans are admitted free.

A US Coast Guard Aids to Navigation team with a rescue craft will interact with all lighthouse visitors. A flag raising ceremony will be held at 11 a.m., along with a special presentation by Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Director of Operations Mike Bennett who will honor the history of the Coast Guard, its local base across the waters of the Inlet, and the long relationship of the U.S. Lighthouse Service and the Coast Guard.

Keeper-docents in United States Lighthouse Service uniforms and others will answer questions and conduct orientation tours at the lighthouse station during the day, while other costumed docent reenactors will bring to life historic figures from the past. There also will be a take-home children’s craft distributed that day.

Admission to the special programs are included in the regular Ponce Inlet Lighthouse fees. For more information please contact the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse at 386-761-1821, Extension 18.

Ormond Beach

Thursday at 11 AM @ Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Garden, 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Two or more members of the Volusia County Council plan to attend a Veterans Day Tribute at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Garden, 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

For more information, call the County Manager’s Office at 386-736-5920.

Volusia County Veteran’s Day Parade

Saturday, November 13 @ 9:30 AM at Indiana Ave. & Woodland Blvd., DeLand

The DeLand Naval Air Station Museum and the MainStreet DeLand Association are honored to continue the tradition of producing the Volusia County Veterans Parade. It is our goal to honor the sacrifices of all Volusia County veterans and their families. Where better to celebrate our Veterans than in the County Seat. Woodland Boulevard and downtown DeLand will be lined with American flags and patriotic displays.

Opening ceremony 9:30am at Indiana Ave. & Woodland Blvd. Parade begins at 10am.

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