Memorial Day weekend - May 27 & 28.
Motorcycle demonstration ride in partnership with Rolling Thunder and American Legion Riders on 5/29.
The iconic Daytona International Speedway.
What is the event?
Part veteran ceremony, part music festival, Heroes Honor Festival is a public tribute of honor and a grand display of American appreciation for our Vietnam veterans.
What to expect?
Attendees will experience a variety of events throughout the weekend.
Reunions for veterans, flyovers, honoring ceremonies, sacred vigils for those KIA, guests of honor significant to Vietnam era veterans such as Ann-Margret and Chris Noel, a legendary musical lineup including headliner Toby Keith, Justin Moore and Craig Morgan, ticker tape parades, motorcycle demonstration ride, resource expo, and more.
Everyone is welcome at the Heroes Honor Festival. This is a public tribute of honor.
Why is this happening now?
50 years ago our Vietnam veterans were rejected by society when they came home.
Despite their mistreatment, Vietnam veterans rose up to guard the welcome home of our soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan at a time when military funerals were once again being protested.
The Heroes Honor Festival is a grand display of American appreciation from 9/11 era veterans and citizens to Vietnam veterans for how Vietnam veterans defended the honor of our military.
According to the VA, over 500 Vietnam veterans pass away each day. Our time to honor them is quickly fading away. We need to do this now.
What is the cost?
Vietnam veterans and spouses are free to attend thanks to generous donors.
Active military, other veterans and spouses are 50% off.
General admission starts at $79.
VIP and RV camping also available.
Weekend Overview: (subject to change)
Private Evening for Vietnam Vets and their families:
Division Meet ups and Reunion
General Jerry Boykin
Sacred Vigil Memorial (58,479 KIA)
Open to the public:
Ticker Tape Parade of Heroes
A10 Flyover, B2 Flyover
The Patriot Parachute Team
Bale Eagle Flyover
Changing of the Guard
Toby Keith performance and other music legends
Rolling Thunder & American Legion Riders Motorcycle Demonstration Ride (separate event)
Click HERE to watch our Heroes Honor Festival trailer.