BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Bakersfield is celebrating Veterans Day with major events around town.
Flag Raising Ceremony
To kick it off, at 8 a.m. the military display at Truxton and S streets are having a flag raising ceremony.
Veterans Day Parade
To kick it off, Bakersfield is bringing back its annual Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m. The parade route will start on L and 21st street and proceed to 20th and P street.
Breakfast or Lunch
If you’re looking for breakfast you can go to a pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Kern Law Enforcement Association, starting at 6:30 a.m. Free for veterans, and $5 for non-veterans.
For lunch, Halliburton is sponsoring burgers and tri-tip sandwiches beginning at noon.
Portrait of a Warrior Gallery
Another place that is celebrating Veterans Day is ‘Portrait of a Warrior Gallery’. They’re taking the day to return a POW medal to a WWII soldier’s family.
Camp Hamilton is holding a Veterans Day event at noon at Lerdo Highway. There will be vendors, raffles, and food offered at the event.
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Other Veterans Day events being held throughout Kern County include:
Phillips Marx Central Park
A Veterans Day Celebration is being held at 11 a.m. at East E. Street in Tehachapi.
Mojave Air & Space Park
A Veterans Day Ceremony is being held from 11 a.m. to noon at 1434 Flight Line in Mojave.
Veterans Memorial Park
A Veterans Day Celebration starts at 10 a.m. at 217 E. Kern St. in Taft.
A Veterans Day Tribute starts at 11 a.m. at 6177 Adobe Road in Tewentynine Palms.