Veterans Day Ceremony, Big Bear Lake, Nov. 11, 2019

A Marine Corps color guard from Barstow kicks off the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at Veterans Park in Big Bear Lake.

Big Bear pays tribute to veterans Monday, Nov. 11, at Veterans Park. The American Legion Riders Chapter 584, The American Legion Post 584 and the city of Big Bear Lake host a special program to honor local veterans who have served and are serving in the armed forces.

The 2019 Veterans Day ceremony begins at 11 a.m. The public is encouraged to join veterans and families of service personnel to participate in the procession and ceremony.

Musical performances by Voice Male and Chick-A-Pella include the singing of the national anthem. Big Bear Lake mayor Randall Putz and Ed Morgan of the Big Bear Valley Military Ministry are the guest speakers.

Following the ceremony, the American Legion Post 584 hosts a barbecue at the Legion headquarters on Big Bear Boulevard. Burgers, hot dogs and sides are available for $8. For more information, email

Veterans Park is at the corner of Knickerbocker Road and Big Bear Boulevard in Big Bear Lake. American Legion Post 584 is at 41606 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake.

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