Veterans Events

Annual Events & Activities

Veterans Resource Event

Come by MUMC for a free resource event featuring representatives from over forty organizations and state departments! This event is from 9AM - 12PM.

Memorial Day

Join us at the Veterans Memorial in Margaret Stoecker Park for a service of remembrance. This special event will include a wreath laying ceremony and an opportunity to express our gratitude for the high price that is always paid in national conflict. 

July 4th

Stop by Schroeder Park on July 4th for a free concert in the park and a spectacular fireworks show! We will also have tickets for any veteran for a complimentary drink and hot dog!

POW/MIA Recognition Day

The City of Manchester will be hosting a service in recognition of POW/MIA Day at the Veterans Memorial in Margaret Stoecker Park. This includes a Missing Man Table Ceremony and the posting of the Manchester collection of Flags of Valor.

Veterans Breakfast

Manchester recently held a complimentary breakfast for Veterans at the American Legion Post #208 in recognition of Veterans Day. This annual event is held from 7 to 10 am each year on Veterans Day and this year the city served over 130 regional Vets!

Flags of Valor

The City of Manchester is the proud caretaker of a collection of flags from the 2016 Flags of Valor display which were flown on Art Hill in Forest Park. Each of these flags holds the dog tag and photo of an American Service Member who died in theater in the War on Terror since 9/11/2001.  These flags will be on display at the Veterans Memorial in Margaret Stoecker Park on the following dates:

  • Vietnam War Veterans Day (3/29/22) 
  • Memorial Day (5/30/22)
  • D-Day (6/6/22)
  • Flag Day (6/14/22)
  • PTSD Awareness Day (6/27/22) (PTSD Flag Only)
  • Independence Day (7/4/22)
  • Purple Heart Day (8/7/22)
  • Patriot Day (9/11/22)
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day (9/16/22)
  • Veterans Day (11/11/22)

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