Veterans Day and More Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

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Veteran’s Day celebrates U.S. veterans and victims of all wars, and there are plenty of things to do in Atlanta.

Many of us are planning to join in local parades, ceremonies, or Veteran’s celebrations to honor the men and women who have served our country. We thought we’d use this time to highlight some of the rich histories of this significant day as we prepare to honor the sacrifices made by veterans.

There are many events to assist you to commemorate the occasion, from parades to evening soirees to remembering rituals. Here is your guide to Veteran’s Day in Atlanta.

Honor Our Veterans With These Events:


2021 Veterans Day Ceremony

As Veterans Day is coming, you can check out the 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony in Atlanta. Every year on this national holiday, we get together to recognize all of the men and women who serve or have served in the military. Join in the ceremony as this event is completely free and open to the general public. If you want to register, it is strongly recommended that you do it in advance!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 11 | 9:10 am
πŸ“3260 Northside Drive Northwest Atlanta, GA 30305
🎟️ Free


Georgia Veterans Day Parade and Festival

The Battery Atlanta will host the 40th Annual Georgia Veterans Day Events! There will be a parade in honor of our nation’s military men and women, as well as educational programming and static displays of military equipment used by our nation’s infantry, which is this year’s Veterans Day theme!Β 

This new location will provide convenient event parking, a fantastic family-friendly viewing area for the parade, and a variety of food options following other events. The event is free, so book now as it gets near!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 6 | 1:00pm – 4:30pm
πŸ“ 800 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
🎟️  Free


Veteran's Day Comedy Benefit

A fun night to remember our veterans is in Atlanta! This comedy concert to honor our nation’s veterans while also raising funds for a fantastic veteran’s organization is perfect for helping their (Wounded Warrior Project) project. Come out to John’s Creek’s Charlton’s Grill and Tap for a night of fun! You can even bring your family, friends or colleagues!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 11 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm
πŸ“ 3005 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022
🎟️ Starting at $25


Veterans' Appreciation Night

Veterans Day is a significant day for appreciating past and present veterans of our armed forces, and there are so many ways to show appreciation to our veterans. The Veterans’ Appreciation Night is one event you can attend and express your honor to every veteran that has proudly served our country. This event is hosted by Emerald Summers Presents. So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 11 | 8:00 pm
πŸ“10305 Medlock Bridge Rd A6, Johns Creek, GA 30097
🎟️ Starting at $10


Event to Honor Women Veterans

On Nov. 11, women veterans will be honored by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Georgia Department of Veteran Services, and Cobb County Government in advance of Veterans Day. This is to show appreciation to all our women veterans who fought for our country.Β 

The event will have four female veterans who will share their service in the armed forces throughout WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the most recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They will share their experiences and memories while serving. If you are interested in this free event, make sure to register early!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 6 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm
πŸ“2245 Callaway Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008
🎟️ Free

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Turn a Pen For a Veteran

Turn a Pen For A Veteran is a very special event to commemorate our veterans. In this event, you will have the chance to learn how to make a wooden pen. Each guest will get the opportunity to create and take home their own personalized pen!

This event is even better as all the money from the ticket sales will proceed to the β€œThe Help Heal Veterans” charity. All materials, hardware, and supplies are included in the $15 cost. It is a cheap event for a bigger cause! Buy your tickets today.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 6 | 1:30pm – 3:00pm
πŸ“6690 Roswell Rd Suite 450, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
🎟️ Starting at $15


Veterans Strategy Team

Are you curious about how Cobb County provides the best service to help our veterans? The Veterans Strategy Team is inviting you to join them virtually or in person to share, learn and network with other veterans. This is an extraordinary event where everyone can get together to talk about and learn everything the Cobb Country programs have. Get this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 17 | 8:30am – 11:00am
πŸ“ 940 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30080
🎟️  Free

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That's all for this week, Atlanta!

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