The City of Lake Charles Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission will host the City’s annual Veterans Day Celebration at Veterans Memorial Park, located on Lakeshore Drive, on Friday, November 11, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m.

The program will pay special tribute to post 9/11 veterans and will feature guest speaker Colonel Kevin Melton, USAF (ret.). 

A family picnic with hamburgers and hot dogs provided by Louisiana Mortgage Associates will follow the ceremony on the south side of the park. The picnic will also feature a Kids Zone provided by the City of Lake Charles Recreation and Parks Department.

The day’s events are free and open to the public and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and/or picnic blanket to enjoy a day in Veterans Memorial Park.

Event sponsors include Louisiana Mortgage Associates, AFC 360, Lamar and K-jon.

For more information, call (337) 491-1201.

Veterans Day 2022