Veteran’s Day Events In Fort Collins, Greeley, and Loveland
- The Annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast is at 7 a.m. at the Fort Collins Senior Center. (1200 Raintree Drive) The Fort Collins Golden K Kiwanis and the Fort Collins Senior Center hosts a yearly celebration of military personnel, family and friends. Entertainment provided by the Blend Women’s Barbershop Chorus. There will be Posting of the Colors at 8 AM with music to follow. There is no fee for this event.
- Veterans Roll Call, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., flagpole on the CSU plaza. Names of more than 6,500 military personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan will be read aloud, with a national moment of silence at noon.
- CSU flag display, all day Monday through Friday. Four hundred American flags showcased near the Vietnam Memorial Bridge east of the Lory Student Center.
- Veterans Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Edora Park War Memorial. Ceremony and speaker, organized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other veterans organizations.
The annual Veterans Day ceremony at Bittersweet Park is Monday at 11 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Col. Thomas McKenna, commander of the 233rd Space Group and a B-1 pilot. Following the ceremony, lunch will be served at the Greeley VFW.
Loveland Veteran’s Day Ceremony: The days starts with the traditional ringing of the bells at 4:00 AM followed by breakfast at 6:00 AM at the American Legion post (305 North Cleveland Ave); those in uniform eat for free. The parade will start in downtown Loveland at exactly 11:11 AM and ends at Dwayne Webster Veteran’s Park. At noon, the main event will feature the president of the United Veterans Committee of Colorado and takes place at the northeast side of Dwayne Webster Veterans Park. Lunch will be provided back at the American Legion (305 North Cleveland Ave.) for a small fee.