Special Things to Do in Pasadena on Veteran's Day

Published : Monday, November 11, 2019 | 6:38 AM

Today is special in Pasadena. If you or a member of your family is a veteran of any branch of America’s military, today is a day to remember the sacrifice and reflect. In honor od this, there are a number of special events and offerings today. Here is a partial list:


Pasadena Senior Center – Veterans Day Observance at the Coffee Bar: Free!

Monday, November 11
8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
In honor of our veterans, join us on Veterans Day for free coffee and patriotic-themed treats at the Coffee Bar in the front lobby.

Veteran’s Day Kidspace Children’s Museum
Monday, November 11
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103
Celebrate Veteran’s Day at Kidspace Children’s Museum on Monday, November 11th. The Museum is offering “both active military and veterans with ID free admission to the museum for up to 4 guests in their party.”

Veteran’s Day at City Hall
Monday, November 11
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
100 N. Garfield, Pasadena City Hall
The community — especially all current and former members of the U.S. military and their families and all first responders — are invited to join other local veterans, city officials, and community leaders for a free Veterans Day ceremony on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and concluding with a special military fly-over at 11:11 a.m. The celebration features marching bands, guest speakers, and light refreshments.

Veterans Day at Brookside Park with Kona Ice
Monday, November 11
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
360 North Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91103
Join us this Monday afternoon in Brookside Park for some delicious Kona Ice. Come join us in Brookside Park this Veterans Day. Entrance to Kidspace Museum is free today for veterans and their families. Play in the park, enjoy the picnic tables and benches in the shade. Bring a ball and play on the grassy fields.


Veteran’s Day 2019 Denny’s Veterans Day Free Grand Slam
Monday, November 11
5 a.m. to 12 noon.
2627 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
All active, non-active and retired military personnel are invited to enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating Denny’s from 5 a.m. to noon. Diners can customize their Grand Slam, which includes four breakfast items such as buttermilk pancakes, eggs cooked to order, bacon strips, buttermilk biscuits or hash browns.

Dunkin’ Donuts Veterans Day Free Donut
Monday 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
275 S Lake Ave, Pasadena
Participating locations nationwide are serving a sweet salute to veterans and active duty military: a free donut of their choice on Veterans Day. No purchase necessary. Limit one per customer, while supplies last. Offer available in-store only. Not available for orders placed with the Dunkin’ Mobile App. The first 50 veterans and active military at participating locations will also receive a thank you card written by members of the community from A Million Thanks.

Starbucks Veterans Day Free Coffee
Monday, November 11
Multiple locations – Store openings varies per location from 4;00 AM onwards
Starbucks is honoring veterans, active duty service members, and military spouses this year for Veterans Day by offering a free coffee on Monday, November 11, 2019.

Free Veterans Day Pancakes at IHOP
Monday, November 11
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
880 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA
This year on Monday, November 11, IHOP will be honoring veterans and active military men and women with the choice of a free breakfast combo or a free stack of Red, White, and Blueberry pancakes.

California Pizza Kitchen
Monday, November 11
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
99 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Veterans and active military are invited to enjoy a complimentary entrée from a special Veterans Day menu at all participating restaurants. Entrée options include pizzas, pastas and full-size salads. Offer includes a non-alcoholic beverage.

Little Caesars Free Veterans Day Pizza
Monday, November 11
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
702 N. Lake Avenue, Lake Orange Grove Shop. Ctr, Pasadena, CA 91104
Veterans and active military members can visit Little Caesars on Monday, November 11th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a free $5 Lunch Combo. This Veterans Day free meal includes four slices of Little Caesars Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pizza, plus a 20 oz Pepsi product. You don’t need a coupon to redeem this free meal for Veterans Day, but you do need to mention this offer and present proof of service, which can include an ID card with a veteran designation, a DD-214 form, or a current military-issued ID card.


ArtCenter Military and Veteran Community Luncheon
Tuesday, November 12
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ArtCenter College of Design, Faculty Dining Room, 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
Join ArtCenter College of Design, the Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Center for Student Experience in honoring our community of Military and Veterans who are serving or have served with a luncheon on Tuesday 11/12/19 from 1 – 2 pm in the Faculty Dining Room. All attendees will get an ArtCenter Challenge Coin. Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students and Prospective Students are welcome.

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