November is Maryland Veterans Appreciation Month. If you are a veteran residing in Maryland, visit your closest Welcome Center to see military-focused exhibits and present your veteran ID to get a Veterans Passport. The passport will allow you to enjoy unique experiences and discounts throughout the state during November. Use #MDVeteransMonth to upload photos of you enjoying your passport privileges. Thank you for your service!
1 Brunswick Veterans Day Parade
November 5, 2017
85th Annual Veterans Day Parade. Pay tribute to our veterans and active military at one of the oldest Veterans Day parades in the nation. There will be an opening ceremony at 1:00 P.M. and Brunswick Veterans Parade steps-off at 2:00 P.M.on East Potomac Street (at City Park) and may be viewed at Maple and Potomac Streets.
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1 West Potomac St
Brunswick, MD 21716
2 Salute to Veterans Parade - Town of La Plata
November 5, 2017
Join us to honor the men and women of the US Armed Forces. The Salute to Veterans Parade starts at 1PM at the Courthouse on Charles Street in La Plata. Bring the kids, and come enjoy an old-fashioned, hometown parade!
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305 Queen Anne Street
La Plata, MD 20646
3 Veterans Classic - U.S. Naval Academy
November 10, 2017
Alabama, Memphis and Pittsburgh will join host Navy in the 2017 Veterans Classic, an annual college basketball showcase that brings together teams from across the country in celebration of Veterans Day.
The fourth annual event tips-off on the opening day of the 2017-18 college basketball season. Alabama will play Memphis at 6:30 P.M., ET, followed by Pittsburgh vs. Navy at 9:00 P.M., ET. The three participating schools will also have the unique opportunity to get a glimpse of life as a midshipman at the Naval Academy. The visiting teams will be immersed in the culture and tradition of the Naval Academy, including touring the `Yard,' watching noon meal formation, eating lunch with the Brigade at King Hall, as well as a number of other special experiences, including military demonstrations and receptions.
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Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center
Annapolis, MD 21402
4 The United States Army Band - Pershing's Own - Honoring Veterans Day
November 11, 2017, 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.
Join us in honoring America’s veterans with a free performance from the United States Army’s premier 65-piece traditional concert band led by Colonel Andrew J. Esch. The evening will include a wide variety of musical styles, from classics to popular favorites.
Weinberg Center for the Art
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20 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
5 Veterans Day Ceremony - Easton
November 11, 2017
Ceremony honoring veterans to recognize the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country. Ceremony followed by refreshments.
10:00 A.M. ceremony at VFW Post 5118
11:00 A.M. ceremony at Talbot Court House
1:00 P.M. Eastern Shore Veterans cemetery, Beulah.
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VFW Post 5118 Easton
Easton, MD 21601
6 Special Veterans Day Tour At The Medical Museum
November 11, 2017
"The Nation's Medical Museum -- Meeting Challenges through Innovation." This free, docent-led introductory tour highlights the remarkable changes in American medicine over the past 150 years, with a special focus on military medicine.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
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2500 Linden Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
7 Veterans Day Parade - Leonardtown
November 11, 2017 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
St. Mary's County honors veterans and active duty military in one of the largest Veteran's Day Parades in Maryland. A memorial wreath-laying ceremony follows the parade.
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22735 Washington Street
Leonardtown, MD 20650