Commemorate Veterans Day in Cowtown

Honor our local veterans with these events around the area.


Honor our local veterans with these events happening in and around Cowtown.

Photo courtesy of the City of Arlington

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Fort Worth was named the best city in the US for military families in 2022 thanks to its strong education system, high concentration of green space, and family-friendly activities.

In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, the local community and businesses are coming together to celebrate our veterans and military families. As a token of our appreciation, we’ve made a list of Veterans Day events happening in and around Fort Worth.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Veterans Day Concert | 7:30 p.m. | Fort Worth Youth Orchestra Hall | $15

The Fort Worth Youth Orchestra will perform to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Friday, Nov. 10

Veterans Day Celebration | 11 a.m. | City Hall Outdoor Plaza, North Richland Hills | Free

This event will include a wreath of honor, NRH Police and Fire Honor Guard presenting the colors, and patriotic music performances.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day 5k, 10k, 15k, and Half Marathon | 8:30 a.m. | Trinity Park Pavilion | $23+

All participants will receive a medal at this friendly community event. Register in advance or on race day.

16th Annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony | 10:30 a.m. | Veterans Park Memorial, Arlington | Free

The event will kick off with the dedication of the Korean War and Korean Defense Veterans Memorial and Memorial To The Fallen.

Veterans Day Cemetery Ceremony | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas | Free

Honor those who have served at one of the state’s six national cemeteries.

Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade | 11 a.m. | Panther Island Pavilion | Free

Join Ceremonial Marshal Army Col. Joseph Campbell for the annual parade featuring cavalrymen. The parade route will travel along the east bank of the Trinity River.

Veterans Day Tour | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Carter | Free

Take a guided tour of art with military connections.

Veterans Day Car Show | 12- 4 p.m. | Fort Worth Aviation Museum | Free

All vehicle types and years are invited to take part in this car show dedicated to veterans.

To all of our veteran and active duty military readers, thank you for your service.