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Honor our military personnel this Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, join Miami-Dade County in honoring the sacrifices of our military personnel.

Department Services

Miami-Dade County offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 11.

Free pet care vaccinations and waived adoption fees for Veterans

To commemorate Veterans Day, Miami-Dade County Animal Services will honor military veterans residing in Miami-Dade County by offering free pet care packages for their companion cats and dogs as well as waived pet adoption fees from Nov. 7-10.

To be eligible, veterans must present government issued military identification. Adoption fees will be waived for dogs over 4 months old and for cats and kittens.

For more information, visit the Animal Services website or call 3-1-1.


  • Town of Miami Lakes Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 6
    The 37th Annual Veterans Day Parade will honor active and retired military members. The event will start at 10 a.m. Parade route starts from Bull Run Road and Ludlam Road, and ending in Town Hall.
  • Miami Beach Annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11 
    The annual parade in Miami Beach will take place Ocean Drive from 5 Street to 14 Street, turning on 14 Street until we reach the Flamingo Park Baseball Stadium.
  • Town of Surfside Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11
    The ceremony will be held at Veterans Park at 10 a.m. The event will include the Presentation of Colors, local Scout Troops, and guest speakers.
  • North Miami Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11
    In honor of all who have served, North Miami will have its annual ceremony along 125 Street from NE 6 -12 Avenue in North Miami. The event starts at 10 a.m.
  • North Miami Beach Veterans Day Service on Nov. 11
    The annual Veterans Day Service will pay tribute to veterans and those who continue to preserve our freedom. The event will take place at the All Wars Memorial Park in the Harry Cohen Complex at 10 a.m.
  • Village of Pinecrest Veterans Day Commemoration on Nov. 11
    The Village Council will honor veterans with a special program. The event includes Pinecrest Police Department Honor Guard, presentations, music and a picnic lunch. The event is open to the public and starts at 11 a.m.
  • 9 Days of Free Admission at Zoo Miami Nov. 11-20


About Veterans Day

Find out more about commemorating Veterans Day.

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