Veterans Day 2016 Activities And Events Scottsdale AZ
If you are looking for adventure, you have come to the right place. Between the free meals for veterans, memorial ceremonies, social meets, and various discounts, Scottsdale AZ is a Veterans Day hotbed. Here are some of the things going on in Scottsdale AZ on Veterans Day, November 11th, 2016.
Veterans Day Parades 2016
Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade
For the last 12 years, the Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade has grown from nothing into an army of its own. This year, the parade will begin at 10 AM on November 5th.
East Valley Veterans Parade
On Friday, November 11th, the East Valley Veterans Parade will begin at 10 AM in downtown Mesa. It’s the biggest and oldest Veterans Day parade in the state and will draw a crowd of more than 40,000 people.
Phoenix Veterans Day Parade
The Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11 AM on Friday, November 11th with more than 100 floats.
Other Things To Do On Veterans Day
Maricopa County Parks
All Maricopa County Parks offer free admission to veterans on this and every Veterans Day for eternity. As cool as that sounds, you are really only saving $6, but it’s a great excuse to get outside, explore the Earth around you, and maybe even see what the GLE can do off-road.
Veterans Day Gourd Dance And Potluck
Have you ever heard of a gourd dance? If you haven’t, head to Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix at 11 AM on Friday, November 11th. It is a great opportunity to learn about American Indian United States War Veterans and the American Indian culture.
Anthem Veterans Memorial
The Anthem Veterans Memorial is designed in such a way so that ever year on November 11th at 11:11 AM, the sun shines through the pillars, lighting up the United States Seal. People come from all around in red white and blue, carrying little American flags to honor United States Veterans.