2022 Marks the 30th Anniversary of The Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola




On the Downtown Pensacola Bayfront Shoreline.

Pensacola, FL, USA

200 S. 10th Ave

Pensacola, FL, 32502


For over thirty years, The Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola has been a place of healing, remembrance, learning, and celebration of the lives of America's fallen warfighters. In that time, this site has been hallowed ground for visiting veterans and their families not just in Pensacola but from across the country.


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The Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola depends solely on the generous contributions of our patrons. Learn how you can help memorialize our community and nation's legacy of service.


Do your part in keeping the park a clean and beautiful place of reflection. We greatly appreciate anyone who takes part in our weekly, monthly, and quarterly volunteering events.


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Memorial Day Ceremony Press Release
Honoring the Memory of Hershel "Woody" Williams, the Last Medal of Honor Recipient of the Second World War
Thank You Pensacola for Showing Your Support for Our 2022 Memorial Day Commemoration


The Memorials aren't there to help us remember, those of us who know or were there don't need help with that. This is a place to go and process those memories, and for others to learn from them.


Help Us Honor Our Nation's Heroes

Walk of Honor

Memorialize Your Loved Ones

Military Tribute Banners

See the Faces of Our Heroes

The General Fund

Monthly, Annual, and One-Time Gifts

The American Tradition of Honor and Duty

The traditions of military service and defense of the nation have been the pillars of Pensacola and the surrounding communities since their inception. The values of excellence, sacrifice, duty, and valor shine through the culture of our civilian population as much as our military personnel. This park is dedicated to the memories of those who lost their lives or were wounded in the defense of this nation, and stands as a place of healing for those whose souls are forever injured by those memories.

Photos by: Stacey Paden & Allen Jones

Pensacola, FL

See more from Stacy Paden or get in contact with her here.

Who We Are

Veterans Memorial Park is owned and controlled by the City of Pensacola. The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola, Inc., provides stewardship of the Park. As stewards, the Board sees to the care and maintenance of the park utilizing funding gathered exclusively through grants and donations. The Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola continues to depend on the donations of those who love, support, and revere the memory of those who are honored there.

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Just want to tell us how great your visit was? get in touch with us here!




Kicking-off on Saturday, November 4th at 2:00 PM with Music-in-the-Park, Pensacola and Veterans Memorial Park will be celebrating the lives and contributions of our nation's Veterans and active service Members and their families with all that the Park has to offer during a weeklong Veterans Day celebration!

Veterans Memorial Park is excited to partner with the 10th Anniversary of Foo Foo Fest to bring a week of fun, art, music, education, and laughter to our community and visitors alike.

The Foo Foo Fest partnership allows Veterans Memorial Park and Pensacola to provide an evening of comedy and secure talented musical acts, along with providing support to help round out our other Week-in-the-Park events.

To participate and lean more about all the activities at the Park during Veterans Week, click the button below.

-Music, Comedy, & Entertainment-

Featured artists include music by Blackbird Anthem and Josh Davis for Music-in-the-Park on Saturday, Nov. 4th, Comedy-in-the-Park on Friday evening Nov. 10th with the Veterans of Comedy, and our special musical guest artist Mac McAnally 0n Saturday Nov. 11th at the Fundraising Dinner and Concert.

-Arts, Culture, & Patriotism-

Art-in-the-Park - Gallery Row
Nov. 5th, 2023 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM) ~ Featuring representative art booths featuring local art galleries, organizations, and institutions. There will be hands-on opportunities for children, artists involved with “en plein air” painting and drawing, demonstrations, and more! All this leading up to a special exhibition of “The Mariner,” the latest public work from Randy New, the mind and hands behind many of the monument sculptures at The Veterans Memorial Park.
Join us in the Park for tours of the Park and learn about our American History of those who protected our freedom and way of life. Go to the Week-in-the-Park Schedule page to check times and availability and complete the contact form to schedule your tour!

-Community & Family Activities-

Patriot Paws-in-the-Park Contest
Nov. 9th, 2023 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM) ~ How Patriotic can your dog be? Enter your dog in this fun contest with donations benefiting the Parks' Memorial and Monument Care Fund. Show your pup's “Best Patriotic Costume” and get a chance to win Prizes & recognition on the Veterans Memorial Park Website. Entry fee is only $25.00.

-Grand Finale-

Veterans Day Nov. 11 Events

Veterans Day Ceremony
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM~Exhibits open at 9:00 AM, Ceremony starts at 11:00 AM. Visit the Park Ceremony event page. The Foundation will also be coordinating and working with the Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council for their Veterans Day Parade. Visit the Park Ceremony event page.

The Veterans Day Ceremony will Feature Performances by the McGuires Pipe Band, Escambia County School District Massed Highschool Band, & The Blue Anchor Belles.

Parade Grand Marshall & Ceremony Keynote Speaker:

Honorable Judge Gary Bergosh

Annual Veterans Memorial Park Foundation Dinner Fundraiser

1730 - 2130 ~Doors open for the reception at 5:30 PM, Tickets $150. Cocktail attire suggested. Featuring Cat Country's Brent Lane as guest MC and a musical performance by Mac McAnally. Visit the Park Dinner & Concert event page.

Brent Lane, Cat Country Radio

Week-in-the-Park Events made possible by the generous grant from Foo Foo Fest & their Board

Week-in-the-Park Patriot Sponsors

Marine Max - Platinum Sponsor
Cat Country 98 - Gold Sponsor