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11 Nov 2017

Veteran's Day Events

11:00 AM to 02:30 PM

Parade - Ceremonies - Groundbreaking set for November 11, 2017

Layton City in partnership with the Northern Utah's Vietnam Veteran's Of America (VVA) and Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) will host three major events on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2017, to honor all men and women who have served our Armed Forces and those who serve today. The Veteran's Day Parade, scheduled to start at 11:11 a.m., will be the first Veteran's parade in recent memory to be held in Layton City. The 12th annual parade has been moved to Layton this year to accommodate several programs. The parade will proceed through Layton City to Layton Commons Park, the future site of the Vietnam Memorial Wall Replica. All community organizations as well as veterans groups are invited to participate in the parade. Being a veterans group is not required to participate in the parade, just a desire to say thank you to all our veterans. No political statements or references will be allowed in the parade. parade lineup is at 9:30 a.m., at Talbot and Elm Streets. Parade information and entry forms may be obtained by contacting Robert Porter at 801-393-3461 or Dennis Howland at 801-389-1893.

The Annual Layton City Veteran's Day Commemoration program will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Layton Commons Park Phase I Pavilion. The program, which is normally held at Central Davis Jr High School, will be held this year in Commons Park at the future site of the Vietnam Memorial Wall Replica. The Commemoration which includes guest speakers, patriotic presentations, musical performances, and refreshments is free to attend and open to the public. The Vietnam Memorial Wall Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place at the conclusion of the Veteran's Day Commemoration program. For additional information on the Layton City Veteran's Day Commemoration and Vietnam Memorial Wall Replica Groundbreaking, contact Layton City Parks and Recreation, 801-336-3900 or visit www.laytoncity.org/442.


Event Location: Layton Commons Park - Layton

Presented by: Layton City Parks & Recreation

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