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Forest Lawn’s 64th annual Veterans Day Celebration – Los Angeles, CA
November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
GLENDALE, CA—Forest Lawn’s 64th annual Veterans Day Celebration will be an in-person event with a spectacular salute to the American armed forces. The event held outside the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 11:00 AM, will honor members of the United States Military with a flyover, patriotic music, an invocation and benediction, a color guard, a wreath laying, family-friendly activities, and more.
Program highlights include:
- Keynote speech by Dr. David Smith of the United States Air Force
- Presidential proclamation by Alan Hamilton, Deputy Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
- Music performances by the Los Angeles Police Concert Band and Tonality Choir
- Military flyover by the Condor Squadron
- Invocation and benediction by Monsignor Frank Hicks of St. Basil’s Catholic Church, Los Angeles
- Posting and Retiring of the Colors by the Los Angeles Police Department Honor Guard
- Honor Guard gun salute by the Los Angeles Police Department
- Master of Ceremonies, Michael Ellington, 36-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department
- Family-friendly activities and treats
“We are proud to honor the members of the United States military this Veterans Day,” said Rodolfo Saenz, Senior Vice President, Marketing at Forest Lawn. “Our celebration will bring the community together for a patriotic and celebratory event.”
Forest Lawn’s Live Veterans Day Celebration will take place in-person on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 11:00 AM.