Join us November 11 for 100th anniversary World War I remembrance

World War I remembrance November 11 at Victory Memorial Drive
minneapolis park and recreation

Special Event

Please join us for the 100th anniversary of World War I remembrance

Join us along Victory Memorial Drive Sunday, November 11, to recognize Veterans Day and the centennial of the World War I armistice. The armistice ended fighting on land, sea and air between U.S. allies and their last opponent, Germany.

Event details

  • Sunday, November 11, 10 am
  • Flagpole plaza at 45th Avenue North and Victory Memorial Drive

Featured program

  • Lowering of the flag
  • Prominent speakers on the war’s local history
  • Musician Robert Robinson
  • Moment of silence at 11 am

The flagpole will cast a shadow on the plaza around 11 am, weather permitting.

Victory Memorial Drive is part of the historic 50-mile Grand Rounds Scenic Byway System owned and managed by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB). Hennepin County is sponsoring this event in collaboration with the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and City of Robbinsdale.

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