O'Connor Brewing Co.

October 11 - November 11

Until November 11th, you can purchase a beer for an active duty member or veteran to enjoy on Veteran’s Day! Pay for the beer, write a personal note, an honor to a veteran or your own service dates and we’ll post them on the wall. On Veteran’s Day, any active duty member or veteran can redeem a voucher for a beer on you!


Bold Mariner

October 18 - November 10 

The veteran-owned brewing company, Bold Mariner promotes #BuyABeerForAVeteran from October 18th until November 10th. Pre-buy a beer for a Veteran; all beers will be given out on Nov 10th and 11th to Active Duty and Retired Military.


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Veteran's Day Appreciation Event


November 9-11

Veterans and active-duty military eat free at IKEA Norfolk over the Veteran’s Day weekend. Saturday, November 9, 2019, through Monday, November 11, 2019, veterans and active-duty military with a valid ID can enjoy a free entrée, soup or salad, and drink in the IKEA Restaurant.* Then, on Monday, November 11, 2019, veterans, active-duty military and their families are invited in-store for an all-day event.

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Gallery Talk: Salute to Service

Chrysler Museum of Art

November 10

Celebrate Veterans Day with a tour of Chrysler’s permanent collection that will highlight the service of military members and their families throughout history.

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Veteran's Day Concert 


November 10

The Hampton Roads Metro Band will have a performance on the USS Wisconsin at Nauticus. This concert is free and open to the public with paid admission to Nauticus. 


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Veteran's Day DIY Workshop

Coast DIY Bar

November 11

Have off for Veteran's day? Let's celebrate our Veteran's with a little creative time off! We are offering 10% off for all of our veterans, soon-to-be veterans and all their family (show your military id). This includes your projects, add-ons, retails - basically everything!  We will also be bringing in a unique gift for all that pre-register - that pre-registration requires a $25 deposit that will be fully applied to your project costs when you check out.  Ages 13+ for this event.  Wine included.  

Veteran's Day Ceremony 

MacArthur Memorial 

November 11

The Veteran's Day Ceremony at the MacArthur Memorial will begin in the Visitors Center Theater. A wreath-laying will follow at General MacArthur’s grave. The keynote speaker will be Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA). This event is co-sponsored by the City of Norfolk, the MacArthur Memorial, and the City of Norfolk’s Commission on Veteran’s Affairs. Free and open to the public.

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Veteran's Day Glass Blowing 

Chrysler Museum of Art

November 16

Veterans and active-duty military members are invited to create one blown-glass holiday heirloom at the Perry Glass Studio with the help of the Chrysler’s Studio Team. Participants may allow a child or other family member to make the ornament in their stead.

Free. Reservations are required. Register by calling the Studio at 757-333-6299.

Military Appreciation 

Norfolk Premium Outlets

Year- round

Norfolk Premium Outlets proudly supports those that serve, their families, and our veterans. To receive special discount offers, show your valid military ID at participating retailers. Look for the patriotic star on their window!

MacArthur Center 


MacArthur Center mall offers year-round discounts to those who have served and are serving our country. See participating stores here.