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Veteran's Day Activities Around Central Oklahoma

Posted by Katie Puckett on 11/01/2012

Veteran's Day is coming up and many central Oklahoma attractions and cities are honoring Veterans with parades, free admission and more activities. Here are a few events happening in celebration of Veteran's Day:

  • November 10  Free Admission for Veterans at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
    Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City
    Info: The Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum is celebrating Veterans Day with free admission for military, active or retired with military identification, and their immediate families. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information: www.oklahomaheritage.com
  • November 11  Veteran’s Day at the OKC Zoo
    Oklahoma City Zoo
    Info: All active duty, active reserves and retirees and up to five guests receives free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information: 405-425-0262
  • November 11  Veteran’s Day at the National Cowboy Museum
    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City
    Info: Veterans will receive free admission to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Veteran's Day with free admission for up to six people. All active duty, active reserve, Ready Reserve Service members, National Guardsman, Coalition Forces members and retirees, American Legion members and VFW members are eligible for free admission and may bring up to five guests. Proof of military ID is required. For more information: www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
  • November 12  Midwest City Veteran’s Day Freedom Run 
    Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, Midwest City
    Info: The sanctioned 5K Run will adhere to USA Track & Field Rules. Day of registration and packet pick up will begin at 6 a.m. and the run will begin at 7:30 a.m. Early registration is available at www.signmeup.com/87167 and is $25. Day of registration is $30. Entrants will be placed in age brackets where the first, second, and third place winners will receive medallions. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Warriors For Freedom Foundation. A Veterans Day Parade will begin upon race conclusion. For more information: 405-455-1808, www.visitmidwestcity.com
  • November 12  Midwest City’s Veteran’s Day Parade
    Midwest City
    Info: Midwest City is proud to honor our military personnel in the form of a Veteran’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Parade will begin at Century Boulevard and SE 15th St. Parade will go east on SE 15th St. to Douglas Boulevard, north to E. Reno Ave., west on E. Reno Ave. to its end at Morris McGee Dr. For more information: 405-739-129, www.midwestcityok.org


Keep checking back as we update the list with more Veteran's Day events! Don't forget that we also have a FREE Military Discount Guide brochure for you to request online here or by calling 405-232-6552.


 

 
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