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Veterans Day Information: 2019

In observance of Veterans Day, some City offices and services will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

Holiday Closures What is Open Holiday Events & Discounts

Holiday Closures: City Offices, Community Centers, Libraries

Albuquerque Museum & Balloon Museum

Both museums are closed on Nov. 11.

Child Development Centers

Closed on Nov. 11.

City Offices

Most City Offices are closed on Nov. 11.

Community Centers

Closed on Nov. 11.

Health & Social Service Centers

Closed on Nov. 11.

Open Space Visitors Center

Closed on Nov. 11.

Senior Centers

Closed on Nov. 11.

Shooting Range Park

Closed on Nov. 11.

Holiday Events & Discounts

Veterans Day Ceremony

Join us at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial (1100 Louisiana Blvd SE 87108) for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

Festivities begin with a musical prelude by the Dukes of Albuquerque – an American Legion Band. Team Kirtland Honor Guard and a New Mexico Veterans Color Guard will post the flags. Team Kirtland Airmen will conduct the Parade of State flags with assistance by cadets of the local Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).

Military flags in front of the New Mexico Veterans Memorial.


  • Command Sergeant Major Jerry Garcia of the New Mexico National Guard will give the Veterans Day Address
  • Air Force Senior Airman Alvina Gorash of the 377th Aerospace Medical Squadron will be the Master of Ceremonies

Ceremony Guests

  • Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • Mayor Tim Keller
  • Colonel David Miller, the new 377th Air Base Wing Commander
  • Chaplain Ann Montoya of the Albuquerque Police Department

Learn more about this event.

ABQ BioPark Veterans Day Deal

The ABQ BioPark is saluting military personnel with $1 admission to one facility for themselves and up to five accompanying family members on Monday, November 11. View details.

Parks and Recreation Offers Specials to Military Veterans

The City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department is saluting our nation’s veterans with a 25% discounts on green fees at City Golf Courses and free admission at all City pools. The specials will be available on Sunday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 11. Learn more.