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Veterans Day for kids in NYC

Honor America's brave vets and make it a great Veterans Day for kids, packed with exhibits, classes, workshops and more

Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/LaNola Kathleen Stone

Veterans Day falls on a Wednesday this year, but just because you don't get a long weekend doesn't mean you can't take full advantage of this holiday with the kids. After experiencing the patriotic fanfare of the Veterans Day Parade on Fifth Avenue—the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, by the way—make it a great Veterans Day for kids by hitting up one of our favorite ice-skating rinks in NYC or heading to one of the best museums for children. Consult our roundup of the best things to do in the fall for more family-friendly entertainment. 

What is Veterans Day?

Veterans Day is a federal holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. 

When is Veterans Day?

Veterans Day is on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

Veterans Day for kids

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Things to do on Veterans Day for kids

Honor those who have served for our country and sneak in some fall activities on the kids' day off!

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Things to do

Veterans Day Parade

Families can celebrate those who have served in the military at the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade, a.k.a. America's Parade.

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