Schedule of Events

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Next Veterans Day Parade: Saturday, November 11, 2023

Official November WeSalute+ Card Savings

Wednesday, November 1

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12th Annual Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Symposium

Thursday November 2 at 8:30-5:30 p.m. EST

Live Event

  • This year, the VOWS Symposium convenes leading thinkers and stakeholders to discuss veteran and military spouse support and retention in civilian careers. Registrants will hear from top officials and industry leaders who will discuss the importance of military cultural competency and retention of veterans in the workforce. The event will feature a discussion on supporting those who continue to serve as Reservists and military spouses, and workshops to help veterans and hiring managers translate military skills to civilian workplace demands. These Symposiums encourage organizations to collaborate, and to develop and share recruiting and retention best practices. Learn more here.


Stand Up For Heroes

Monday, November 6, at 9 p.m. – midnight EST

Live Event

  • New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter returns live and in-person once again, featuring performances by Jimmy Carr, Josh Groban, John Mellencamp, Tracy Morgan, Ronny Chieng, Shane Gillis, Jon Stewart and more. This year’s event will take place at David Geffen Hall, one of New York’s premier event venues in Lincoln Center. Learn more here.


The 248th United States Marine Corps Birthday

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 6:30 pm

Virtual Event

  • One of the nation’s leading Marine Corps birthday events returns to the deck of the U.S. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Military Guest of Honor - General Eric Smith, the 39th Commandant of the Marine Corps, including other special guests. Learn more at


Heroes Meet Heroes

Thursday, November 9, at noon & 6:30 p.m. EST

Two live virtual events!


New York City Veterans Day Parade

Saturday, November 11th, at 11 a.m. EST

Live Event

  • This year’s Grand Marshal is This year’s Grand Marshal is Lieutenant General (Retired) Mike Linnington, CEO of Wounded Warrior Project. Mike led troops into battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, and has dedicated his life to serving those who have served.

    The Parade will step off between 12:00 and 12:30 and run until 3:30 ~ 4:00 pm. The Parade will proceed on its traditional route, stepping off at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue and going north on Fifth Avenue. The end point is 45th Street & Fifth Avenue. Learn more here.


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About VetWeek

NYC’s Week to Honor, Recognize and Thank America’s Veterans, Military and Their Families

Veterans Week NYC is an initiative designed to highlight New York City’s commitment to America’s Veterans and the military community. Veterans Week events help promote the issues faced by our Veterans and their families, educate our youth about service and sacrifice, and provide Veterans with resources to transition and succeed in the civilian world. The NYC Veterans Day Parade will be the centerpiece of this annual citywide initiative, which encompasses the efforts of a wide range of partner organizations and corporations.


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