Past Events – Wichita Veterans Memorial Park
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Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration

“Taps” will be played on the bugle and a memorial wreath will be laid at the Pearl Harbor Memorial. This to honor the 2,008 sailors were killed and 710 others wounded;  218 soldiers and airmen (who were part of the Army prior to the independent...

Vietnam Veterans Day Commemoration

There will be a commemoration held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Wichita's Veterans' Memorial Park at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023.  The event will include guest speaker COL (Ret) Robert Hester, bugler and rifle detail salute.  This event is open to the...

Victory in Europe (VE) Day Commemoration

There will be a short ceremony at the WWII (Kilroy) Memorial in Veterans' Memorial Park on Monday, May 8th at 1:00 PM to commemorate this historic event.

Memorial Day Commemoration

Memorial Day 2023 will be commemorated at 11:00 am in Veterans' Memorial Park at the Flag Pavilion on Monday, May 29th, 2023.  There will be a guest speaker, Color Guard, Rifle Detail and a bugler to play the National Anthem and Taps for this event. ...

D-Day Commemoration at Veterans Memorial Park

There will be a short ceremony at the WWII Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park at 11:00 am on June 6th, 2023.  A wreath-laying will be conducted, along with a few appropriate words from the MC and Chaplain, followed by the playing of Taps by our...

Kansas Elks Flag Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park

At 1:00 pm at the Flag Pavilion of Veterans Memorial Park, the Kansas Elks will hold a state-wide Flag Day ceremony.  The event will include a Flag Retirement ceremony conducted by American Legion Post 4.

Independence Day Ceremony

Wichita Veterans Memorial Park 339 Veterans Parkway, Wichitai, KS

At 9:00 am in Wichita's Veterans Memorial Park, there will be a ceremony to commemorate US Independence Day.  The ceremony will feature a guest speaker, color guard, rifle salute, a bugler playing the National Anthem as well as Taps to conclude the ceremony.  The guest...


Korean War Armistice Day Commemoration

Wichita Veterans Memorial Park 339 Veterans Parkway, Wichitai, KS

The Veterans Memorial Park Board - Wichita will hold a short ceremony to be held at Veterans Memorial Park on Thursday, July 27th at 10:00 AM to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. July 27th is National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, a...


V-J (Victory in Japan) Day Commemoration

VMPWI will host a short ceremony on September 2nd, 2023 to commemorate V-J Day, which signified the end of World War 2.  A bugler will play the National Anthem to open the ceremony, followed by an invocation, brief comments by Master of Ceremonies Bryson Allen,...


CANCELED: Commemoration of 9/11 and the Global War on Terror

This event is canceled due to forecast rain.  //  This ceremony will be held in Veterans Memorial Park at the Operation Freedom Memorial, which honors and remembers all those Americans who served in Desert Storm, Desert Shield, those who died on 9/11/01 and those who...