From parades and performances to commemorations at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City celebrates and honors Veterans Day with a wide variety of regional events.

National WWI Museum and Memorial

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War’s Armistice at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, which will showcase exclusive events and activities.

  • Peace and Remembrance: A massive, moving light installation featuring lit poppies on the north lawn of the museum. Free to the public. Fri.-Sun, Nov. 2-11
  • Special Admission: Admission to the museum will be free for all veterans and active duty military personnel, as well as half price for all other guests. Nov. 9-11
  • Armistice Ceremony: A free, multi-national commemoration of the Armistice of 1918 with moving readings of poems and letters from soldiers, musical performances and more. Nov. 11

For a full list of the Armistice Day goings-on at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, visit

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