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2021 Veterans Day Events

Tue, 11/02/2021

Veterans

Veterans Day is observed on Thursday, November 11th in honor of all Veterans who have served in our military to protect our country. 

proclamationEvery year, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issues a proclamation in observance of Veterans Day to encourage all to pause and reflect on the countless contributions and sacrifices made by the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed forces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are the events happening around the state of South Carolina for Veterans Day 2021. 


Battle of the Branches Blood Drive - Columbia

Friday, November 5th 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

blood drive

 


Battle of the Bands - Lexington 

Friday, November 5th

5:30 p.m. 

BOTB


Appreciation Dinner and Parade - Pickens County

Veteran Appreciation Dinner - 

Saturday, November 6th 

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Veterans Day Parade and Patriotic Show - 

Sunday, November 7th 

3 p.m.

Pickens


Veterans Day Celebration - Anderson County

Saturday, November 6th

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anderson

 


Veterans Day Parade - York County 

Saturday, November 6th

9 a.m.

Intersection of Liberty Street and Congress Street, York SC


Sixth Annual Family Event Program to Honor Our Veterans - Blythewood

Saturday, November 6th 

10 a.m.

blytj


2021 Veterans Day Parade - Charleston County

CANCELLED due to inclement weather. 


Annual Veterans Day Fish Fry - Dorchester County

Saturday, November 6th

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

fish fry


Annual Veterans Day Program & Concert - Cherokee County 

Saturday, November 6th

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

gaffney


Veterans Day Parade - Greenwood

Sunday, November 7th

2 p.m.


USC Veterans Day 5k - Columbia

Sunday, November 7th

2 p.m.

CLICK HERE for more information.

5k

 


Veterans Day Parade - Colleton County

Sunday, November 7th

3 p.m.

colleton


19th Annual Veteran's Parade - Lexington County

Sunday, November 7th

3 p.m.

lexington

 


Upstate Salute - Greenville County

Sunday, November 7th

Gates open at 3 p.m.

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Veteran’s Concert - North Augusta 

Monday, November 8th

7:30 p.m.

Presented by North Augusta Cultural Arts Council with support by American Legion Post #71, featuring Savannah River Winds musical ensemble.

Wesley Center of Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta


Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon - Greenville County

Tuesday, November 9th

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

luncheon


Veterans Day Program - Barnwell County

Wednesday, November 10th

11 a.m.

Barnwell County Museum, 9426 Marlboro Ave., Barnwell SC 29812


Veterans Day and Marine Corps Birthday Celebration - Greenville County

Wednesday, November 10th

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Woodside Veteran’s Day Breakfast - Aiken

Thursday, November 11th

8 a.m.

Woodside Country Club 

Guest Speaker - Dwight Bradham


Rock Hill Veterans Day Ceremony - York County

Thursday, November 11th

9 a.m.

10 a.m.

Rock Hill


Veterans Day Parade - Sumter

Thursday, November 11th

10 a.m.


Veterans Day Parade - Beaufort County

Thursday, November 11th

10 a.m.

beaufort


Veterans Day Mindfulness Walk - Aiken County

Thursday, November 11th

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

aiken


Veterans Day Celebration - Edgefield 

Thursday, November 11th 

10 a.m.

edgefield


Veteran’s Day Program - North Augusta

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m. 

Hosted by American Legion Post #71

Wade Hampton Veterans Park, 226 Georgia Ave, North Augusta


Veteran’s Day Program - Aiken

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m. 

Hosted by James L. Hammons Marine Corps League Detachment #939

Aiken County Veterans Park, 1435 Richland Ave E, Aiken


Veterans Appreciation Day - Greenwood

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Veterans Day Program - Aiken

Thursday, November 11th

4 p.m.

Program will include re-dedication of the post flagpole.

250 Hudson Rd, Aiken


Veterans Day Parade - Oconee 

Thursday, November 11th 

4:30 p.m. 

Through downtown Seneca


Art 4 Vets - Aiken

Thursday, November 11th

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Honored special guest, U.S. Army General (retired) Gus Perna; $20 includes hamburger/hot dogs, Krispy Kreme doughnuts, cash bar.  Event is to benefit our local veteran service organizations.

Southside Gallery Design Studio, 2258 Whiskey Road, Aiken


Veterans Day Dinner - Jasper

Thursday, November 11th 

5:30 p.m. 

jasper


Centennial Park Fundraiser Event - Fort Jackson

Wednesday, November 10th 

6 p.m.

Fort Jackson


43rd Annual Veterans Day Parade - Columbia

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m.

veterans day cola


Veterans Day Celebration - Greenville County

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m.

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Veterans Day Celebration - Florence County

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m.

Florence


Veterans Day Lunch - Lee County

Thursday, November 11th

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lunch


Battle Buddies - Greenville County

Thursday, November 11th

6 p.m.

Battle Buddies


Veterans Day Dinner Party - Marlboro County

Thursday, November 11th

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

dinner party


A Veterans Day Tribute - Columbia 

Thursday, November 11th

7:30 p.m.

Tribute


Freedom 5k Run - Aiken

Saturday, November 13th

8 a.m.

Sponsored by Aiken County Veterans Council and Advanced Endodontics of Aiken.

Intersection of Newberry Street & Park Ave, Downtown Aiken


Empowering Healthy Veterans 10K Obstacle Run, 5K Run and Family Fun Run/Walk - Aiken

Saturday, November 13th

Check in for all races is between 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.

Endurance Run starts at 10 a.m.; 5K Scenic Campus Run starts at 10:15 a.m.; Family Fun Run starts at 10:30 a.m.


Veterans Day Celebration - York County

Saturday, November 13th

Parade 10 a.m. & Ceremony 10:30 a.m.

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Veterans Day Parade - Newberry 

Saturday, November 13th

10 a.m.

This is sponsored by the City of Newberry, American Legion Post 24, American Legion Post 219 and American Legion Post 70.


Sleepout for Homelessness - Aiken 

Saturday, November 13th

6 p.m. to 6 a.m. October 14th 

Sponsored by Aiken County Veterans Council, hosted at Aiken Motorcycle Sales & Service.

2129 Whiskey Rd, Aiken


Military Outreach Group 

Tuesday, November 16th

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Outreach