8th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

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St. Pete’s yearly Veterans Day Celebration will return for the 8th year in a row at Williams Park. Mayor Rick Kriseman will celebrate Veterans Day by honoring veterans and presenting the Honored Veteran Award to one or more outstanding local veterans. Mayor Kriseman started this event when he took office and this year’s event will be his last as mayor of St. Petersburg.

Veterans Day Celebration
Thursday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m.
Williams Park Veterans Memorial
330 2nd Ave. N.

Past award recipients:

  • 2020: Dr. Harold William "Bill" Heller and James "Jim" Nixon
  • 2019: Geoff Barker         
  • 2018: Maxine Cardinal Wehry
  • 2017: Carrie W. Nero and Charles Claybaker
  • 2016: Michael Jernigan
  • 2015: Willie Rodgers
  • 2014: Herbert Polson

Attendees at the event are encouraged to practice social distancing. The event will also be streamed live at facebook.com/StPeteFL.

Any questions, contact Theresa Jones, Social Services Planning Manager, at Theresa.Jones@stpete.org or 727-893-7627.