Veterans Day LA
November 11, 2019
LA Memorial Colliseum
OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS
USC, Sol Price School of Public Policy
American Red Cross Los Angeles Region
PLAN OF THE DAY
Open to the public for free! Bring your family!
9:00 am: Exhibits & Resource Fair Open. Food trucks throughout the day! Click here for the list of food trucks!
10:00am: Opening Ceremonies
National Anthem, Elliott McKenzie, USMC Veteran
Invocation, Chaplain Ted Tenario (NAVA)
Remarks by: Supervisor Janice Hahn, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Lieutenant General Stayce Harris, Brigadier General Ruth Wong, Captain Alberto Diaz (Chief Pilot, United Airlines), Phillip Washington (Chief Executive Officer, LA Metro)
Torch lighting at Coliseum
God Bless the U.S.A, performed by SSG Tucker, US Army
Armed Forces Medley played by Beach Brass
Benediction by Major Brenda Threatt, Long Beach California State Guard (Army Division)
11:45am: Performances by: Rock for Vets and Palishades
3:00pm: Event Closes
LET US KNOW YOU'RE COMING
Tickets Are Optional and Not Required
Our 2019 mission is to build onto the community passion for veterans having saved the name of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and establish an annual event celebrating the contributions of our L.A. Veterans – the largest population of veterans in the U.S.
The event is open to the public with ample available parking at Exposition Park. More information on rates and directions at http://expositionpark.ca.gov/parking/
Free Parking is available for the first 500 vehicles at Lot 6, located off of MLK Blvd. After the first 500, parking is $12.
There is additional free parking available at 318 W. Adams Blvd. Shuttle service will be provided to and from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Shuttles will operate between the hours of 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM and then again from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Shuttles are ADA accessible. Staff will be on site to provide assistance
Local: Line 81, Line 204 and Line 200
Rapid Line: Line 754
Express Bus: 550 and Silver Line
Metro Train Station Name & Line
Expo Park / USC Station on the Metro Expo Line