VETERANS DAY

Veterans Day. Veteran with medals around neck salutingFriday, November 11, 2022

Ceremony and Concert

Mizner Park Amphitheater | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

City offices are closed in recognition of Veterans Day. Parks, beaches and facilities are open. View more information on park hours and sanitation schedule.

In recognition of all military personnel who have served this country, the City of Boca Raton will host a FREE Veterans Day Observance "Honoring All Who Served," which is open to the public.

Throughout the event, Veterans and families can visit booths with information to alleviate common challenges often encountered after military service.

  • Grey Team, Inc.
  • Vets Helping Heroes
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Honor Flight

11am - 12pm | A Commemorative Ceremony

The official ceremony, set for 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., will include a processional by the Lauderdale Highlanders, Boca Raton Community High School Commanding Officer and Color Guard and the Police and Fire Honor Guards. Additionally, music will be provided by the Coastmen Chorus and Boca Raton Middle School Band.  The City of Boca Raton will be recognized as a Purple Heart City, with a proclamation from Mayor Scott Singer and a plaque presented to the city.

12pm - 2pm | Lunch Provided

A free lunch will be offered for Veterans in uniform or presenting military ID. Others wishing to dine will pay $5.During lunch the American Bombshells entertain the crowd with their modern-day twist on the Andrew Sisters. This All-American show dazzles in three-part harmony. Afterward they will charm the crowd with a meet & greet. 

1pm - 2pm | Concert

King Guys, billed as “The World’s Smallest Big Band,” will perform a lively concert of time-honored favorites and patriotic music from 1 p.m. to 2 p,m. During the event guest will be treated to an airplane flyover banner thanking our Veterans.

Additional Information

  • Seating and chairs will be available for attendees at no charge. 
  • There is limited, free parking for Veterans in the lot adjacent to the amphitheater. 
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase inside the venue for non-military members.
  • No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted.
  • The event will continue rain or shine.

For more information or questions, email sbiache@myboca.us


Letters to Veterans DisplaySend a Letter to a Veteran or Active Military Member

Show your appreciation to our veterans or active military members by writing a kind letter to them. A station will be set up for you to write a letter at both library locations near the front entrances:

  • November 1-10, Downtown and Spanish River Libraries during regulary library hours
  • November 11, Mizner Park Amphitheater during the Veterans Day Ceremony and Concert, 11am - 2pm

Library staff will make sure your letter goes to a deserving veteran or service member.

Contact Shilo Perlman for more information: 561-367-7022.