As the home to the world's largest naval base, Norfolk has long been home to many active duty service members and veterans.  We honor their service and commitment to our nation.

Here is a look at some of the activities happening in Norfolk this Veteran's Day.


The Chrysler Museum: A Salute to Service
Saturday, November 7th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
A day devoted to honoring those who serve!
The U.S. Fleet Forces Woodwind Quintet performs patriotic tunes and popular favorites at 1:45 p.m. in Huber Court.
Newsweek investigative reporter and author Jeff Stein, a former Army intelligence officer, shares his experiences from Vietnam to his work in national security in a 2:30 p.m. talk in the Kaufman Theater.
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MacArthur Memorial Veteran's Day Commemoration
Wednesday, November 11th
2:00 PM
The MacArthur Memorial will host Norfolk’s annual Veteran’s Day Commemoration in the Visitors Center Theater.  The featured speaker this year is Rear Admiral (Ret) Byron "Jake" Tobin, USN.
The ceremony in the Visitors Center will be followed by a wreath-laying at General MacArthur’s grave in the Memorial Rotunda.
This event is free and open to the public.
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Veterans Day Free Admission to Nauticus
Wednesday, November 11th
In honor of Veterans Day, All veterans are admitted for free.
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Veteran's Day Glassblowing
Chrysler Museum
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Chrysler is offering a day of FREE holiday ornament glassblowing sessions for veteran and active-duty military families.
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Other Opportunities:

Norfolk Naval Base Tours
The 45-minute tour is conducted by Naval personnel and visitors will have an opportunity to see aircraft carriers, destroyers, frigates, amphibious assault ships and one of the busiest airfields in the country. The tour also features historic homes from the 1907 Jamestown Exposition.
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Armed Forces Memorial
Town Point Park
This memorial is a truly moving tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The memorial is located in the newly renovated Town Point Park, nestled between the Elizabeth River and Downtown Norfolk.
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