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Veteran’s Day Events

November 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Red, White and Salute!

An afternoon of fun, food, music, touch-a-truck displays and more

12 to 4 pm, Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex, 100 Recreation Ln, Jacksonville, NC. Admission is FREE. Join us for:

  • Red, White and Vroom: This is your chance to feel like a kid again and see curious kids have serious fun interacting and learning about vehicles of all types. Join us at the touch-a-truck event with fire trucks, military and police vehicles, construction equipment, a JEEP vehicle exhibition, excavator, Mission BBQ Smoker Truck and more
  • Live Music, rock wall, laser tag, roaming entertainers
  • Hands-on art activities, lawn games and more
  • Food trucks
  • Laser light show at 6 PM: Don’t miss this spectacular visual entertainment as the sun goes down on Veterans Day. The show uses laser light effects and music to create a dancing light display across the night sky.

Laser Light Show

Where:  Jacksonville Commons Ballfields at 100 Recreation Lane

When:  2 shows, 6:00pm & 7:30pm

Bring your chairs and/or blanket as early as 5 PM and enjoy a beautiful, vibrant and patriotic light show filling the skies. You will not see this anywhere else; this special event provided by the City of Jacksonville has been especially produced for Veterans Tribute NC by Emerald Owl Productions.  FREE and open to the public. Join us for a beautiful end to an exciting day.

Also, don’t forget to make a visit to the Lejeune Memorial Gardens, you’ll have a chance to view the Veterans Walk of Honor.


November 5, 2022
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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City of Jacksonville
910 938-5200
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Jacksonville Commons
100 Recreation Lane
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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