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Armistice Day Festival

November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

Join the Virginia WWI & WWII Commemoration Commission, the Virginia War Memorial, and the Virginia Department of Veteran Services on Sunday, November, 11, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. for a ceremony honoring Virginia’s veterans and an Armistice Day Festival commemorating the 100th anniversary the end of World War I.

The program will begin with a bell-tolling—part of a nationwide tolling of bells honoring the anniversary—followed by the Annual Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony.

Following the ceremony, visit the newly renovated Carillon, Virginia’s World War I Memorial, for the afternoon Armistice Day Festival. Enjoy family-friendly crafts, activities, games, music, reenactments, and more. See exhibits from museums and historic sites across Virginia to learn what life was like in 1918, and view WWI-themed student art from the Armistice Student Art Contest.

This event is free and open to all ages, and food trucks will be available on-site.

Details

Date:
November 11, 2018
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Byrd Park Carillon

1301 Blanton Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
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804-358-2711
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