Veterans Day Events

  • Nov11
    Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Nov 12
    Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday: 11am-1pm

As 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the event will recognize local World War II veterans. Representatives from the American Legion Post #145, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4737 and Jewish War Veterans #29 will be in attendance. Special guest speakers include Illinois Senator Julie Morrison and Mayor Nancy Rotering. The Highland Park High School Brass Quintet will perform. The VFW Post #4737 has selected Mr. Alfred “Al” Zelent to be this year’s “Hero Among Us” honoree; below is his profile.


Highland Park Public Library 494 Laurel Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035

Fox Lake’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday: 11am

The Veteran’s Day Memorial Service will be held at 11am. Participants should report to the station by 10:45am.


Village Veteran’s Memorial at the Metra Station 2 Nippersink Blvd. Fox Lake, IL

Lake Villa’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday: 11:11am

The Lake Villa VFW Post 4308 will hold a Veteran’s Day ceremony outside the VFW post. Come out to honor the ones who served and are serving.

Location VFW 130 E. Grand Ave. Deerfield’s Veterans Day Celebration

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday:12pm-3pm

The Village of Deerfield and the American Legion Deerfield Post 738 invites everyone to participate in the Give Where You Live – Deerfield service campaign to make a difference in the lives of area veterans. Spearheaded by Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal, Give Where You Live – Deerfield is collecting donations now through Veterans Day, November 11, when volunteers will come together to make no-sew fleece blankets, assemble care packages and write letters of thanks and encouragement to veteran.


Deerfield Village Hall 850 Waukegan Road Deerfield, IL 60015

Veteran’s Day Ceremony in Gurnee

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday

American Legion Post 771 will celebrate Veterans Day jointly with the Village of Gurnee. Come out and honor the nation’s veterans.


Gurnee America Legion 749 Milwaukee Ave. Gurnee, IL 60031

Antioch’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Friday November 11, 2016

Times: Friday: 9:45am

The assembly will feature the Antioch Community High School band and choir and will honor veterans from all of the branches of the United States Military. Students and staff will also recognize family and community members by s ubmitting photographs to a slideshow that will then be played at the assembly. Veterans, current service personnel, and their families are welcome to attend this event.


Antioch Community High School 1133 Main St. Antioch, IL 60002

Boot Scootin’ Country Boogie

Saturday November 12th, 2016

5-10 PM

Antioch VFW Post 4551

75th North Ave Antioch Il 60002

Always with integrity, we collaborate with people like you to impact the lives and families of heroes who serve America. Food, dancing, dance lessons, raffles, silent auctions, and lots of fun! All to help the Midwest Veterans Closet – Where Veterans Shop Free!