Celebrations at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans Hosts Veterans Day Celebrations to Honor Veterans and Service Members

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans celebrated Veterans Day this weekend with its annual Victory Ball and Veterans Day commemorative morning ceremony.

  • On Friday, the Museum hosted guests for the Victory Ball, a 1940s themed event held to honor and celebrate those who have dedicated and continue to dedicate their lives to our freedom. The night included a reception with cocktails and culinary creations by The American Sector Restaurant and Bar, live music by the Victory Belles and The Victory Swing Orchestra, entertainment and dancing, as well as unlimited access to the Museum’s amazing pavilions and exhibit galleries throughout the evening. Event proceeds went toward supporting the ongoing preservation efforts and public programming at The National WWII Museum.
  • On Sunday, the Museum hosted veterans and community members for a Veterans Day celebration, which included a hands-on history discussion, an American Legion band performance, a commemoration ceremony with Brigadier General Bradley S. James (Commanding General, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, US Marine Forces Reserve) and the opportunity to knit scarves for veterans and service organizations across the country with Knit Your Bit.
The National WWII Museum

Who: Members of the community, veterans, servicemembers, Museum members and patrons

The National WWII Museum

When: November 9, 2018 and November 11, 2018

The National WWII Museum

Where: The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The National WWII Museum

Why: The annual social event brings together members of the community along with veterans, servicemembers, and their families in a special way to honor and celebrate those who have dedicated and continue to dedicate their lives to our freedom.

About The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world – why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today – so that future generations will know the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. Dedicated in 2000 as The National D-Day Museum and now designated by Congress as America’s National WWII Museum, it celebrates the American spirit, the teamwork, optimism, courage and sacrifices of the men and women who fought on the battlefront and served on the Home Front. The 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards ranks the Museum No.3 in the nation and No.8 in the world. For more information, call 877-813-3329 or 504-528-1944 or visit nationalww2museum.org.


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