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The Celebration of Valor is an annual series of events honoring the service and sacrifice of Jacksonville’s proud military community. This annual tradition brings together the City of Jacksonville and the military communities in the local area to recognize those who serve and who have served. The 2021 Celebration of Valor includes a wide variety of educational, patriotic, community and civic activities, all focused on demonstrating Jacksonville’s deep appreciation and respect for service men and women in the United States Armed Forces.

Tuesday, November 2- Wednesday, November 10

Veterans Art Display
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
POC: Tmorales@coj.net

Wednesday, November 10 (Rescheduled From October 28)

Celebration of Valor and Jaguars Foundation Press Conference
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
10:00 A.M.
POC: (904) 255-5550

Saturday, November 6

Wounded Warrior Project Carry Forward 5K
8:00 A.M.
Wounded Warrior Project Headquarters
4899 Belfort Rd, - 32256
POC: carryforwad@woundedwarriorproject.org

Monday, November 8

JAX Chamber 17th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon
11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Hyatt Regency Riverfront
225 Coastline Dr., - 32202
POC: Rachel.Harris@myjaxchamber.com

Monday, November 8

HerVoice Virtual Series 1 - Women in Uniform
Women Army Corps Veteran Association & NE Florida Women Veterans
7:00 P.M.
POC: (904) 862-6039

Tuesday, November 9

University of North Florida Veterans Day Tribute
10:30 A.M.
Veterans Plaza at the Student Union
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Wednesday, November 10 

Marine & Navy FMF Corpsmen Memorial Ceremony
4:00 P.M.
Evergreen Cemetery
4535 N. Main St., 32206

Thursday, November 11

Veterans Day Parade
Downtown Jacksonville 
11:01 A.M.
POC: events@coj.net

Thursday, November 11 - November 28

Veterans Hall of Fame Display
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval St., 32202
POC: tmorales@coj.net

Sunday, November 14

10th Annual Salute to Veterans 5K 
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall
1145 E. Adams St., 32202
8:00 A.M.
POC: vp@jaxnavalmuseum.org

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans
1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. 
300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. - 32202
POC: (904) 399-4486

Monday, November 15

HerVoice Virtual Series 2 - The Evolution & Future of Military Women
Women Army Corps Veteran Association & NE Florida Women Veterans
7:00 P.M.
POC: (904) 862-6039

Thursday, November 18

Recruit Military Job Fair
11:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M.
TIAA Bank Field, East Club
1 TIAA Bank FIeld Dr. - 32202

Monday, November 22

HerVoice Virtual Series 3 - Women in Combay/Deployment
Women Army Corps Veteran Association & NE Florida Women Veterans
7:00 P.M.
POC: (904) 862-6039

Sunday, November 28

Atlanta Falcons vs. Jacksonville Jaguaritary 
Salute to Service Game
1:00 P.M.
TIAA Bank Field
1 TIAA Bank Field Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Friday, December 3

Military Affairs and Veterans Department
Vetrepreneur Summit - Virtual
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
POC: Tmorales@coj.net

Saturday, December 11

Army Navy Watch Party
Game starts 3:00 P.M. 
Gates open 2:00 P.M.
TIAA Bank Field, East Club
1 TIAA Bank Field Dr. - 32202
POC: (904) 255-5550

Saturday, December 18

Wreaths Across America
12:00 P.M. 
Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Rd., 32218
POC: Kellina Featheringill