On Veterans Day, we honor those who have served America in both war and peace, and have made incredible sacrifices to protect our nation. Many Oakland County cities, villages, and townships host Veterans Day events to honor America’s armed forces. Use our list below to observe Veterans Day 2022 and pay tribute at an event near you. There is also a list of Veteran and military discounts available on Veterans Day and all year long, as well as services and events available from the Oakland County Veterans’ Services team.
List Last updated: 11/4/22
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Celebration at Shain Park
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Celebration at the Costick Center
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Celebration at Veteran’s Park on the corner of W. Livingston and N. John St
Nov. 11: Great Lakes National Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Orion Center
Nov. 2: Michigan War Dog Memorial presentation at the Lyon Township Public Library
Nov. 10: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Novi Civic Center
Nov. 11: Veteran Salute Presentation at the Novi Police Training Center
Oakland County Parks
Nov. 11: Free Park Entry for ALL to Oakland County Parks: Addison Oaks County Park, Highland Oaks County Park, Independence Oaks County Park, Lyon Oaks County Park and Lyon Oaks Dog Park, Orion Oaks County Park, Orion Oaks Dog Park, Red Oaks Dog Park and Rose Oaks County Park.
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Veteran’s Tribute of Oakland Township
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Breakfast at the Rochester Community House
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Pointe Park
Nov. 5: 2.2 Mile Ruck March
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Royal Oak Veterans War Memorial in Centennial Common
Nov. 10: Veterans Day Ceremony at Southfield City Hall
Nov. 11: Troy Veterans Day Ceremony at Troy Veterans Plaza
Nov. 8: Heroes Appreciation Breakfast at the West Bloomfield Middle School
Do you know of any other Veterans Day events taking place in the Oakland County area? Let us know about them; contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans Day Discounts
This Veterans Day, many businesses are giving back by offering discounts to veterans. Check out the Military.com and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs blog posts below about Veterans Day and Military discounts, free meals, and other programs. Also, be sure to check your local community organizations and businesses for discounts as well.
Nov. 11: Free and Discounted Meals
Nov. (dates vary): Discounted Retail Deals
United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Nov. 11: Veterans Day 2022 free meals, discounts and offers
Year Round: Veteran and Military Discounts
Oakland County Parks
Year Round: Free Oakland County Park Pass for Active Military and Veterans
Oakland County Veterans’ Services
Oakland County is dedicated to honoring the service of more than 70,000 veterans who call the county “home.” The Oakland County Veterans’ Services division has been providing Oakland County veterans and their families with professional veterans benefits advocacy and assistance for over 60 years.
Oakland County Veterans’ Services Events
The Oakland County Veterans’ Services team is hosting several events through out the month of November:
Nov. 7: Know your VA Benefits online event hosted by Oakland Community College
Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Operation Green Light for Veterans By shining a green light, we aim to let Veterans know that they are seen, appreciated and supported. Join us in Operation Green Light for Veterans, organized by the National Association of Counties, by changing one light bulb in the entryway of your home or business to a green bulb.
Nov. 17: Veterans Resource Fair in Lake Orion
To learn more about events for veterans in Oakland County year round, visit the Oakland County Veterans’ Services event page.
Contact Oakland County Veterans’ Services
The mission of the Oakland County Veterans’ Services team is to obtain the maximum benefits available to veterans and their families, while making the process as simple as possible.Utilize the expertise of Oakland County’s Veteran Benefits Counselors to navigate the process of completing and submitting applications for veteran benefits to the appropriate agency.
Please call one of the Oakland County Veterans’ Services offices to connect with one of our trained and accredited Veteran Benefits Counselors provide professional services at no charge:
Pontiac Veterans Services Office – 248-858-0785
Troy/South Oakland Veterans Services Office – 248-655-1250
For more information, visit Oakland County Veterans’ Services website. Follow along with them for programs, events, and news on Facebook.
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