Media Release

Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Friday, November 7, 2014 3:00 PM
ALACHUA COUNTY - Alachua County Veterans Services and the veteran community will hold their Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, beginning at 10:30 a.m., at Alachua County Veterans Memorial in Kanapaha Park (on the corner of SW 75th St. and SW 41st Pl., Gainesville). This event is open to the public. Citizens are advised to bring their own lawn chairs to sit on.

Kanapaha Park is home to two Alachua County Veterans Memorials. This year’s celebration includes musical tributes, a “Welcome Home” event for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation New Dawn (OND) veterans, a drill team demonstration, and a flag and a wreath laying ceremony.
For more information contact Alachua County Veterans Services Director, Kim Smith at 352-264-6740 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).