Veterans Day Events and Offers in Central Iowa

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Veterans Day events will be held across Iowa on Saturday to pay tribute to those who served the nation and continue to serve.  Here are some of the events we are aware of.  You can submit an event not included here by emailing


  • Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Day Ceremony
    When: 11 November 2017, 8:00am
    Location: Iowa Veterans Cemetery
  • Iowa Events Center Veterans Day Ceremony
    When: 11 November 2017, 11:00am
    Location: Iowa Events Center
  • Iowa Veterans Home Veterans Day Program
    When: 11 November 2017, 11:00am
    Location: Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit Street, Marshalltown, Iowa
  • Marine Corps League Veterans Day Ceremony
    When: 11 November 2017, 10:00am
    Location: Iowa State Capitol Memorial Grounds (south of Capitol), 1200 East Walnut, Des Moines, Iowa
  • 2017 Veterans Day Powwow
    When: 11 November 2017, 5:00pm Dinner – 6:30pm Grand Entry
    Location: Meskwaki High School gymnasium: 1608 305th St., Tama, IA 52339

Many businesses will also be offering discounts and free services to veterans on Veterans Day.  Here are a few of the offers we’ve heard about.

  • YMCA of Greater Des Moines: free admission on Veterans’ Day
  • Hy-Vee: free breakfast for veterans on Veterans’ Day
  • Animal Rescue League: 25% off all purchases from Animal House store


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