2021 National Vietnam Veterans Day Parade

Official Event Schedule
Honolulu, Hawaii
March 26-30, 2021
Friday March 26

Arrival Day / Welcome Reception

  • 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm arrival and event check in at Fort DeRussy Army Museum

  • 5:00 pm to 5:00 pm Reception/Vietnam War seminar at the Hale Koa Hotel, Garden Lanai - reception to include and light snacks/refreshments and a cash bar

  • 8:00 pm return to the hotel in Waikiki

Saturday March 27

Hawaii Night/Tastes of Hawaii

Waikiki Shell

  • 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Hawaii Night - Vietnam Veterans and their guests will have an opportunity to sample ethnic and cultural foods in booths

  • Local entertainers will be invited to provide the entertainment and music for all to enjoy

  • Governor of Hawaii will be invited to offer a Welcome Home message and the Mayor of Honolulu to present a symbolic Key to the City to the Veterans

  • Tony Orlando Concert with Gordon Frietas

  • Return to the hotel


Sunday March 28



Pacific Aviation Museum



  • 4:00 pm Depart for Ford Island and the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

  • 5:30 pm Dinner provided for Vietnam Vets.  This event is in honor of all POW/MIA, Gold-Star Families, and Medal of Honor recipients. The evening will include dinner, speakers, and entertainment

  • Return to the hotel


Special Thanks to the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and Executive Director Ken DeHoff


Monday March 29


Ride the Thunder Movie Night

Waikiki Beach


  • 5:00 pm Opening Ceremony for the Parade at Kuroda Field

  • 6:00 pm National Vietnam Veterans Day Parade on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki.

  • Picnic



Tuesday March 30


No Scheduled events


Depart for home



Monday, May 29, 2017


Memorial Service

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific



  • 7:00 am Depart for The National Cemetery of the Pacific

  • 8:30 am Memorial Service begins.  This service is dedicated to the living, the deceased, and Missing in Action of the Vietnam /South East Asia War.  Distinguished keynote speakers will be invited to attend

  • Missing Man Fly over followed by the 21 gun memorial salute, full military honors!

  • Depart for home 


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