- Veterans Day honors the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces
- 18.8 million veterans live in the United States
- There are numerous ways to celebrate Veterans Day 2016
(CNN)Now that this long, stressful election season has finally come to an end, it's time for a holiday. Luckily, there happens to be one just three days after America chooses its next president -- in case you forgot, Veterans Day is Friday.
Remember your history
Some key figures
Lifting the veil
Things to do
- America's Parade in New York City, Friday 11:00 a.m.
- The National Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Friday 11:15 a.m.
- The Greater Manassas Veterans Day Parade in Virginia. Saturday 11:00 a.m.
- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library's Annual Veterans Day Commemoration in Simi Valley, California, Friday 10:00 a.m.
- Opening of author and veteran Kurt Vonnegut's artwork exhibit at National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago, Friday 10:00 a.m.