9/11 Memorial Veterans Day

On November 11, The 9/11 Memorial & Museum presents Veterans Day.

Early Morning: Team Red, White & Blue will place yellow roses on the memorial in the names of those killed on 9/11 who had served in the military. 

8:45am: GoRuck Light Challenge Run: 200 participants will run through lower Manhattan, stopping at military memorials in the area, as well as the 9/11 Memorial, and carrying the Honor Flag. The runners will proceed to Madison Square Park, the start of the New York City Veteran’s Day Parade

10:30am - 12:30pm & 1:30 - 4:30pm: In the museum's education center, activities for kids will focus on themes of heroism and patriotism.

1pm: Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils, including Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers participate in an American flag folding ceremony.


Additional 9/11 Tribute Museum Veterans Day events:

9/11 Memorial Heroes at Home

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum pays tribute to our country’s veterans during Salute to Service, a special five-day tribute honoring veterans, active-duty members of the military and their families. From November 8 to 12, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host numerous events and special programs for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public. Throughout the tribute, veterans will receive free museum admission. Veterans will also receive half-price museum tickets for two family members during the tribute. Ticketing for Salute to Service will be available at a dedicated ticket table at the museum entrance. Programs taking place on the memorial are weather dependent. 

Free admission will also be offered to veteran organizations participating in New York City's Veterans Day Parade. To coordinate your group visit and to confirm that your group qualifies, please email [email protected].

November 11, 2017 at 10:00am - 4:30pm
9/11 Tribute Museum
180 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007
United States
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