Celebrate Veterans Day around Enumclaw

Here are some Veterans Day events happening near Enumclaw.

47th Veterans Day Parade in Auburn

According to the city of Auburn's website, it was designated by the Veterans Day National Committee and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a regional site for celebration of Veterans Day 2012. Auburn has hosted the Veterans Day Parade since 1965. It has grown into one of the largest Veteran’s Day parades in the United States.

  • Where: Auburn Main Street, East Main Street
  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 10
  • Time: 11 a.m.

Tahoma National Cemetery

The Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent will be conducting a Veteran's Day program this year.

  • Where: 18600 S.E. 240th Street, Kent, WA 98042
  • Date: Sunday, Nov. 11
  • Time: 11 a.m.

Veterans Day Deals:

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is offering free admission to all individuals who are currently serving or have honorably served in the U.S. military on on Sunday, Nov. 11. Just bring your active military/veteran identification card, discharge papers, DD214s, or any other proof of honorable US military service with you to the Zoo.

Brown Bear Car Wash is offering free “Bear Essential” tunnel washes to current or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.

U.S. National Park Service: All national parks, forests and monuments offer free addmission to all on Veterans Day. Go and Enjoy the scenery!

Editor's Note: Here's an oldie but goodie of some local veterans talking about what they're most proud of. The video was made ahead of Veteran's Day 2011. And while it might be a little dated, our gratitude remains true for all the men and women who have served our country.


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