Veterans Day is Monday, November 11 and is designated as a Federal Holiday. Some businesses are honoring those who have served or are currently serving in the military.
What’s open and what’s closed on Veterans Day? Which restaurants are honoring veterans for Veterans Day? What events are happening on Veterans Day?
What’s open and what’s closed on Veterans Day?
Post offices are closed on Monday in observance of Veterans Day. UPS and FedEx are open and delivering on Veterans Day.
Trash collection on Veterans Day will operate on the normal schedule.
All Lexington Public Libraries are open.
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices are open, but the Driver’s License Office is closed.
District and Circuit Courts are closed.
University of Kentucky campus is open and classes are on regular schedule.
LexTran will operate on a regular schedule on Veterans Day.
Most banks are closed in observance of Veterans Day; please check specific hours with your local branch.
Grocery stores (Kroger, Walmart, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s) are open on Veterans Day.
What events are happening on Veterans Day?
The Veterans Day Parade is Saturday, November 16 starting at 1 pm in downtown Lexington.
Veterans Resources United of Central/Southeastern Kentucky (VRUCK), of which the Lexington VA Health Care System is a member, hosts the Veterans Day Parade and Festival.
The Veterans Day Festival located at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse runs during and after the parade until 6 pm.
Which restaurants are honoring veterans for Veterans Day?
Bluegrass Hospitality Group is celebrating Veterans Day all day with complimentary lunch from 11 am until 4 pm at Malone’s, Drake’s, Harry’s, and OBC Kitchen. Dine-in only.
Enjoy a double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake or pumpkin pie latte at Cracker Barrel.
Veterans and active military can enjoy a 3-way and drink from Gold Star Chili all day on Veterans Day.
Complimentary entree for Veterans and their spouse/parents at Logan’s Roadhouse on Sunday, November 10. You can choose from 10 entrees and dine-in only.
Red Lobster is offering a complimentary appetizer or dessert.
Texas Roadhouse will offer complimentary lunch to veterans and active duty military on Monday, November 11 from 11 am to 4 pm.
Enjoy a complimentary tour and tasting at Woodford Reserve Distillery for Veterans on Monday, November 11.
Must show proof of service.
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