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San Diego Veterans Day Guide 2018

From drink deals to barbecues, parades, and public art, here’s eight ways to salute our veterans for the national holiday


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Bleu Bohème

It’s a two-for-one celebration, as the Kensington eatery honors veterans and active military with a 25 percent discount and recognizes National Happy Hour Day with an extended social hour.

Date: November 12
4090 Adams Avenue, Kensington

 

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Veterans and active military can cruise San Diego Bay for free aboard one of Hornblower’s one- or two-hour sails.

Date: November 9–12
Time: 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:15 p.m.
Price: Free for all veterans and active military; $27 adults and $13.50 children for one hour; or $32 adults and $16 children for two hours
970 Harbor Drive, San Diego

 

HWN Veteran Donation Health Event

Join the Health and Wealth Network at Nobel Athletic Field in providing donations such as pillows, toothbrushes, clothing, food, and more to homeless veterans in San Diego. Top it off with a barbecue following the event, and consider it a day well spent.

Date: November 17
Time: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Price: Free
7555 Toscana Drive, La Jolla

 

Salute To Service

Bottoms up to transgender service members at Uptown Tavern, as Equality California and Coors Light honor veterans Zander Keig and Veronica Zerre and active service member Akira Wyatt as part of MillerCoors’s Tap Into Change program, which partners with local bars and restaurants to donate a percentage of sales to LGBTQ nonprofits. Every attendee receives a complimentary Coors upon entry.

Date: November 11
Time: 3:30–6 p.m.
1236 University Avenue, Hillcrest

 

San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival

The 15th annual celebration of food, wine, and culture is offering discounts to veterans and active-duty military during the Pitmaster’s Veterans Day Barbecue, complete with lawn games, wine and beer, and chargrilled goodness at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa.

Date: November 11
Time: 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Price: $65 adults, $35 children, $125 VIP, veterans and active-duty military can save using code MILITARY
2000 Second Street, Coronado

 

The San Diego Museum of Art

SDMA’s outdoor community event On the Steps commemorates the centennial of the World War I armistice with the exhibit Artists at War: American Posters of World War I. In On the Steps fashion, the premiere will combine live performances and activities that complement the special exhibition on view—artwork and presentations by local veterans’ groups, the Air and Space Museum, and Westwind Brass.

Date: November 9
Time: 5–8 p.m.
Price: Free
1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

 

USS Midway Museum

Anchors aweigh! The USS Midway is giving free admission to active military, veterans, and up to four family members all weekend long.

Date: November 10–11
Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Price: Free with military ID
910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego

 

Veterans Day Parade

See over 4,000 veterans, active-duty military, bands, floats, and civic groups celebrate the holiday during the 32nd annual San Diego Veterans Day Parade. The theme this year will be “Lift Your Voice for Veterans,” recognizing contributions by veterans to their communities and country.

Date: November 10
Time: 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Price: Free
North Harbor Drive, San Diego

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