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Veterans Day: Festivities & What's Open/Closed

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- On a day meant to honor those who made a sacrifice for their country, community members are invited to partake in various events honoring Veterans in South Florida.

Parades, tributes and other ceremonies will be held from Miami-Dade To Palm Beach County. For those interested in attending, here are just some of the major events:

Aventura Salutes America's Veterans
10 a.m.
Aventura Government Center
19200 West Country Club Dr.
Aventura, FL

Coral Gables Veterans Day Tribute
10 a.m.
The Rock (In front Of The UM Bookstore)
1306 Stanford Dr.
Coral Gables, FL

Miami Beach Veterans Day Parade and Parachute Demonstration
11:11 a.m.
Flamingo Park Baseball Stadium
15th Street and Michigan Avenue
Miami Beach, FL

Miami Springs Veterans Day Ceremony
10 a.m.
War Monument on Curtiss Parkway near the Circle.
Miami Springs, FL

North Miami Veterans Day Ceremony
10 a.m.
North Miami Veterans Memorial at Griffing Park
12220 Griffing Boulevard
North Miami, FL

Surfside Veterans Day Ceremony
10 a.m.
Veterans Park
8791 Collins Ave.
Surfside, FL

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Related: Top Veteran's Day Drink Specials In South Florida

For those who may not partake in Veterans Day events, you may still be affected by some services and businesses that run differently on Wednesday. Here's a list of what is open or closed on Veterans Day.

• Federal offices: Closed

• State offices: Closed

• Miami-Dade and Broward county offices: Closed

• Miami-Dade and Broward courts: Closed

• Public schools: Closed

• Post offices: Closed

• Stock markets: Open

• Banks: Most are closed but check with your local bank.

• Tri-Rail: Normal schedule

• Miami-Dade and Broward transit: Normal schedule

• Garbage collection: Normal schedule

• Malls: Open

 

 

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