Alachua County Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Press release from Alachua County

Alachua County Community Support Services Veteran Services Division (and other Alachua County departments), the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, and multiple veteran, non-profit, and community organizations are hosting their annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Veterans Memorial Park (7400 S.W. 41st Place, Gainesville).

This year they are honoring Veterans, Law Enforcement, and First Responders. The celebration recognizes and honors all veterans and includes veteran families and loved ones whose support gave them the drive and desire to serve and protect the United States.

The Veterans Day Celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. with military and veteran displays and presentations. The formal program starts at 11 a.m. This celebration includes skydivers, veteran, military and organizational tents, live music, helicopter displays, the UF Drill Team demonstration, and multiple patriotic ceremonies. Food is available.

“Alachua County Veteran Services recognizes the dedication, service, and sacrifices of our Veterans, Law Enforcement, and First Responders and the importance of the love and support of their families,” said Alachua County Veteran Services Director Kim Davis.