Events honoring Veterans Day

Ark-La-Tex Events Honoring Veterans Day

(Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - Hopefully you can take some time this holiday weekend and remember those who have served. Click on the name of the event to be taken to their website for more information.

THURSDAY, November 10

Veterans Day Celebration

10:00am - Noon

Be a part of the celebration at the Marine Cake Cutting Ceremony, followed by the flag raising, speaker Major General Gebara, music and food.

Location - Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, 510 E. Stoner St., Shreveport


November 11 - 13

VetFest

(Times vary)

It’s the largest Veteran and First Responder event in the Ark-La-Tex. Enjoy lots of live entertainment and guest speakers. Find great Veteran resources and more.

Location - BeauxJax Crafthouse, 501 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City


FRIDAY, November 11

Veterans Day Celebration

7:45am

An elementary school patriotic program followed by a Veteran’s Breakfast. RSVP by November 9.

Location - Fouke Elementary School, 370 R. Redcut Rd., Fouke, Ark

Veterans Day Parade

10:00am

Honor all who served at this parade around downtown New Boston, Tex.

Location - New Boston Chamber of Commerce, Front St.

Freedom Tree Lighting

10:30am

The Freedom Tree is decorated with pictures of service members from all branches of the military. After the lighting, listen to a guest speaker about serving in the U.S. Navy

Location - North Shreveport Branch of Shreve Memorial Library, 4844 N. Market St.

Marshall/Harrison County Community Veterans Day Program

11:00am

Location - Memorial City Hall, 110 E. Houston St., Marshall

Veterans Day Program

11:00am

The Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy 1st Giants Battalion JROTC Color Guard will express their thanks to veterans.

Location - David Raines Branch of Shreve Memorial Library

Honoring All Who Served

Noon

Veterans will be honored at this special celebration.

Location - Chapel Hill ISD Multi-Purpose Building, 2069 County Rd. 4660, Mt. Pleasant, Tex

Veteran’s Day Program

2:00pm

Veterans are invited to be a part of this event.

Location - Natchitoches Community Care Center, 720 Keyser Ave.


SATURDAY, November 12

Veterans Day Weekend Motorcycle Rally Fun Run

8:30am

Proceeds from the run benefit ministering to the military. Coffee and donuts for all participants.

Location - Gary’s Gun & Pawn, 1428 N. Jefferson, Mt. Pleasant, Tex

Zwolle VFW Veterans Day Festivities

10:00am

The event starts at the Freedom Circle for the flag raising and a Tribal circle dance. Door prizes and raffle and lunch served.

Location - 860 Dahlia VInes St., Zwolle, La

2022 Veterans Day Parade

11:00am

Line up along Broad Street and cheer for our vets.

Location - Along Broad Street in downtown Texarkana

2022 Veterans Honor Ceremony

5:00pm

Honor and thank all of our veterans for serving. Presented by the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave.


SUNDAY, November 13

Veterans & Military Appreciation Day

10:00am - 10:00pm

All active, retired and former military and their families receive free parking and free gate admission. A parade rolls at 2:00pm.

Location - State Fair of Louisiana, Shreveport


There are many more festivals planned for this weekend. Take a look here.

Thank you to all who served.

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton was born and raised in Shreveport, La. and attended Southwood High School. They're a professional, self-taught local artist and is now one of KSLA’s digital content producers.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.