Soldiers Memorial - Grand Reopening

Join us as we honor St. Louis area veterans November 3-12, 2018 with festivities and commemoration

October 30, 2018 | 2 min reading time

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The new exhibit of St. Louis in the Service and WWI: St. Louis and the Great War will be open daily from 10am to 5pm, or immediately following the conclusion of major ceremonies.

All events listed below take place at Soldiers Memorial unless otherwise noted. Additional public events honoring area veterans
will be held at Jefferson Barracks and the Missouri History Museum

Event Timeline and Information

Saturday, November 3

  • 9am Concert
  • 10am Formal ceremony
  • 11am Soldiers Memorial Reopens (first 5,000 visitors receive commemorative pins)
  • 11am – 1pm USPS stamp cancellation commemorating the grand reopening of Soldiers Memorial
  • 8am – 2pm Food trucks available

Sunday, November 4

  • 10am – 5pm Soldiers Memorial and the Court of Honor open
  • 11am – 3pm Food trucks available

Monday, November 5–Wednesday, November 7

Saturday, November 10

  • 8am Flag raising ceremony
  • 8:30am St. Patrick Center Veterans Day 5K, starting at Market St.
  • 10am 35th Annual St. Louis Regional Veterans Day
    Observance and Welcome Home Ceremony
  • 11am – 1pm USPS stamp cancellation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice
  • 12pm 35th Annual Veterans Day Parade
  • 10am – 2pm Food trucks available

Sunday, November 11

  • 10:55am American Legion 11th and 12th District Veterans

Day Ceremony and Wreath Laying

  • 10am – 5pm Soldiers Memorial and the Court of Honor open
  • 5pm Evensong Honoring Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Monday, November 12 at Christ Church Cathedral 

Assistance Programs For Veterans

Homeless Veterans Stand Down

Stand Up for Women Veterans

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