Schedule of Events

Next Veterans Day Parade: Friday, November 11, 2022

Official November VetRewards Card Savings

Tuesday, November 1

NYC & National Retailers

  • Receive the recognition you deserve for serving your country by presenting the VetRewards Card at New York City and national restaurants and retailers. You can also get exclusive military savings extended to veterans and their families by a coalition of Veterans Advantage’s patriotic partners. These everyday discounts are good during November for Veterans Day freebies, deals and discounts, and 365 days a year with no blackout dates.


12th Annual Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Symposium

Thursday November 3 at 8:30-5:30 p.m. EST

Live Event

  • This year, the VOWS Symposium will explore current and high-priority issues related to veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce, with a focus on career development, retention and resiliency in a pandemic-affected environment. Veterans and military spouses will have the opportunity to participate in workshops to build job-search skills, such as building strong resumes and networking in a virtual world. Learn more here.


JetBlue "Vets in Blue" Hiring Event

Monday, November 7, at 11 am EST

Live Event

  • Join JetBlue's annual Vets in Blue hiring event, which is open to veterans, as well as active or reserve military members. During this event, you will have a chance to meet with its recruiting team, join a conversation with leadership and learn about all the opportunities JetBlue has to offer! 

    Space is limited. Registration is required and must be completed by Thursday, November 3. Learn more here.


Stand Up For Heroes

Monday, November 7, at 9 p.m. – midnight EST

Live Event

  • New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter returns live and in-person once again, featuring performances by Amber Iman, The Lumineers, Hasan Minhaj, Jeff Ross, Iliza Shlesinger, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and more. This year’s event will take place at David Geffen Hall, one of New York’s premier event venues in Lincoln Center. Learn more here. Learn more here.


Heroes Meet Heroes

Thursday, November 10, at noon p.m. EST

Two live virtual events!


The 247th United States Marine Corps Birthday

Thursday, November 10, at 8 p.m. EST

Virtual Event

  • Broadcast premiere to benefit the Semper Fi & America's Fund. Produced by Paramount Veterans Network and Pluto TV. Learn more here.


New York City Veterans Day Parade

Friday, November 11th, at 11 a.m. EST

Live Event

  • This year’s Grand Marshal is Vince M. Patton III, the Eighth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, and the first African-American to hold that prestigious position.  Vince spent over 30 years in uniform, and continues to serve our military members, veterans and young people.

    The Parade will step off between 12:00 and 12:30 and run until 3:30 ~ 4:00pm. The Parade will proceed on its traditional route, stepping off at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue and going north on Fifth Avenue.  The end point is 45th Street & Fifth Avenue. Learn more here.
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About VetWeek

NYC’s Week to Honor, Recognize and Thank America’s Veterans, Military and Their Families

Veterans Week NYC is an initiative designed to highlight New York City’s commitment to America’s Veterans and the military community. Veterans Week events help promote the issues faced by our Veterans and their families, educate our youth about service and sacrifice, and provide Veterans with resources to transition and succeed in the civilian world. The NYC Veterans Day Parade will be the centerpiece of this annual citywide initiative, which encompasses the efforts of a wide range of partner organizations and corporations.

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Get 25% OFF at Bed Bath & Beyond

Special Veterans Day Weekend Savings Event

In recognition of your and your family's service, Bed Bath & Beyond®, the nation's leading home furnishings retailer, along with Harmon®, will recognize the VetRewards Card for 25% OFF your entire in-store shopping cart for three days of Veterans Day holiday shopping, from Friday, November 11, through Sunday, November 13, 2022. 

Don't stop there. You can also head over to buybuy BABY® on Friday, November 11, ONLY for 20% OFF your entire purchase. 

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Avis Car Rental Honors You For Your Service

Up to 25% OFF for Veterans Advantage Members Enrolled In VetRewards

With VetRewards, when you rent a car from Avis, you can take advantage of up to 25% savings on your travel every day of the year. As active duty, a retiree, veteran, guard, reserve or immediate family member enrolled in VetRewards, you are eligible for these exclusive Avis discounts and benefits at participating Avis locations worldwide.

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