November 29, 2023


Inspired by sport

Veterans Day 2021 events in the Palm Springs area: Honor servicemembers

Veterans Working day will be marked Thursday with gatherings across the Coachella Valley. Immediately after a 12 months in which some gatherings like the Palm Springs Veterans Day parade were canceled or scaled back again due to COVID-19, many classic commemorations are on again this calendar year. Honor and rejoice individuals who have served with these local routines: 

City of Palm Springs Veterans Working day parade 

When: 3:30 p.m., Thursday

In which: Downtown Palm Springs. The parade starts off on Palm Canyon Drive at Ramon Street and ends at Alejo Highway.

Price tag: Free of charge

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The Metropolis of Palm Springs invitations people and site visitors to the 24th yearly Veterans Day parade becoming held in downtown Palm Springs on Thursday. The parade will conclude with a patriotic live performance by the Palm Springs Higher College Spirit of the Sands Band and with a fireworks show finale at the intersection of Amado Road and Palm Canyon Highway. The city is proud of being nationally identified by the Veterans Working day Nationwide Committee of the Department of Veteran Affairs as a Regional Web page for the observance of Veterans Working day.

Scenes from the 2019 Veterans Day parade in downtown Palm Springs, Calif. on Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Day at the General Patton Memorial Museum

When: 11 a.m., Thursday

In which: 62-510 Chiriaco Highway, Chiriaco Summit

Charge: Free 


Be a part of the Standard Patton Museum in Chiriaco Summit this Veterans Day as it honors first responders and those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Enjoy a fly-about by the Palm Springs Air Museum and observe the unveiling of bricks honoring the 13 U.S. service members killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, this calendar year.

The General George S. Patton Memorial Museum in Chiriaco Summit.

Cost-free admission and fishing at Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park

When: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 

Where by: 58075 Jefferson Avenue, La Quinta 

Value: No cost admission for active responsibility military services staff, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, Countrywide Guard, federal and condition reservists, and their company. Admission for the normal general public is $20 per car or truck. 

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Lake Cahuilla is stocked with channel catfish, largemouth bass, striped bass, carp, bluegill and some rainbow trout. To qualify, veterans want to current legitimate proof of armed forces services, and these fishing need a point out fishing license, needed for everyone 16 and older. The state fishing license is not sold at Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park, but can be ordered at stores. 

Lake Cahiilla as seen from the air above La Quinta, December 2, 2020.

La Quinta Veterans Day recognition ceremony

When:  9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday 

Wherever: Live on Fb @cityoflaquinta

Cost: Absolutely free

On-line: day-recognition-ceremony/

The Metropolis of La Quinta will be reside-streaming its Veterans Working day program on Facebook, showcasing musical performances and the veteran acknowledgment panel. The Veteran Recognition Application collects, preserves, and acknowledges the sacrifice and valiant attempts of American army assistance customers by engraving their identify, rank, and a long time of service onto the Veterans Acknowledgement Sculpture in the La Quinta Civic Centre Campus.