Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration
Friday, November 11, 2016
Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston 77002
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
AT&T Veterans Job and Resource Fair and the US Family Health Plan Veterans Health Fair
Formal ceremony recognizing our local heroes featuring:
Gospel recording artist Kathy Taylor
Houston Grand Opera Soprano, Yelena Dyachek
US Army Ranger Lisa Jaster
USO Director Loren Westerfield
KPRC’s Bill Balleza
Moment of silence and a 21 gun salute, marking the moment World War I ended in 1918
American Heroes Parade, sponsored by H-E-B
The parade starts at the corner of Dallas and Bagby and then proceeds east on Dallas, north on Louisiana, west on Walker, south on Smith and back to Bagby. Each year, thousands of military groups, veterans organizations, schools and universities participate.
Free parking is available from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Theater District Parking, Tranquility Garage, entrances 2 and 5 only. For more information about the celebration, please visit houstontx.gov/nov11 or contact Melissa Tatum at Melissa.Tatum@houstontx.gov, (832) 393-0863.