Due to forecasted inclement weather and potential for unfavorable park conditions, The Woodlands Township Veterans Day Tribute has been relocated to The Woodlands Fire Department Central Fire Station. The event will begin at 3 p.m. and will include a Presentation of Colors, Keynote Speaker LTC Raissa Sanchez (U.S. Army), remarks and reading of proclamation by the Chairman and Treasurer of The Woodlands Township Board of Directors. Please note the event will not feature live music or other activities due to the location change.
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 6, 2023) – Residents and visitors alike are invited to honor and recognize the military men and women who have served our nation at the Veterans Day Tribute on Saturday, November 11, 2023, starting at 3 p.m., at its new location in Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380.
"The spirit of service and sacrifice unites us all,” said Chairman Dr. Ann K. Snyder. “This Veterans Day, be part of a memorable event in The Woodlands as we salute our veterans. Let's gather to honor their commitment to protecting our freedom and ensuring a better tomorrow for all."
This year’s event will feature live music, speakers, children’s activities and a new “My Hero Art Exhibit” where participants are invited to create an original masterpiece to display at the event. The exhibit will provide an opportunity for residents to honor their very own military hero. To enter artwork in the display, please view or download the entry form. Entries are due to The Woodlands Township by Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 5 p.m.
The keynote speaker will be Lt. Colonel Rais Sanchez (U.S. Army), and the live music will be performed by Time Warp. Residents may also make donations to a special military Care Package Drop-Off Booth. Please view or download the list of recommended Care Package items to be shipped to the troops.
Limited parking, including accessible parking, is available onsite at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. Parking along Lake Woodlands is strictly prohibited. For more information on the Veterans Day Tribute event, including links to recommended care package items and the art exhibit entry form, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/veteransday.
The Woodlands TownshipThe Woodlands Township is a special purpose district, providing fire protection, environmental services, parks and recreation, economic development, enhanced law enforcement services and more to over 120,000 residents and 2,000 businesses. Located 27 miles north of Houston, Texas, The Woodlands Township is committed to supporting the highest quality of life for its residents, businesses and visitors. Please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov to learn more.
PHOTO: The Woodlands Township invites residents and visitors to honor and recognize military men and women at the Veterans Day Tribute on Saturday, November 11, 2023, from 3 to 5 p.m. at its new location in Northshore Park in The Woodlands, Texas.