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Parades, events honor Veterans Day

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The area has a host of events Friday to honor the men and women who have served in the nation's armed forces.

  • Jacksonville Veteran’s Day Parade -- Downtown street closures for parade begin at 10:15 a.m.
    Click here for more details.
  • St. Augustine Veteran’s Day Parade -- Downtown from 9:30 a.m. to noon
    Click here for more details. Watch parade live on News4Jax.com.
  • Salute to Heroes Concert -- NAS Jacksonville NWR from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Click here for more details.
  • Free flu shots for veterans – American Family Care, 13457 Atlantic Boulevard 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Open for any active or retired veteran with proper ID.
  • Second annual Support the Troops party --  Blackfinn Ameripub at the St. Johns Town Center, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
     A Star Wars themed party. Proceeds benefit the local nonprofit group, Combat2College
     
  • Free admission to all Florida State Parks to all visitors "in recognition of all those who have served and are currently serving in our U.S. military." 
    Fort Clinch State Park will hold its annual History of the American Soldier on Saturday.