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Southwest Louisiana Veterans Day Celebrations 2018

Veterans Day 2018 is Sunday, November 11. Below you will find a list of events and places serving free food in Southwest Louisiana honoring our veterans.

We would also like to thank all current and former members of the US military for their service.

Events

Veterans Day Celebration at the Lakefront
When: November 10, 2018, starting at 11:00 AM
Where: Arcade Amphitheater on the Lakefront – 900 Lakeshore Dr. Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
This event is free to attend. More information

Sulphur Veterans Day Parade
When: Nov. 10, 2018 – Lineup at 9:30 a.m. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.
Where: The parade will start at the “S” curve near W.W. Lewis Middle School on Cypress Street. It will travel west down Cypress Street and end near the Sulphur City Courthouse.

Red, White, and Blue Bash Featuring Gyth Rigdon and More
When: November 11, 2018, from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Blue Martini inside Golden Nugget – 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Admission is free and part of the proceeds from drink and food sales will benefit the City of Refuge Veterans Shelter.
More information

Veteran’s Day Avenue of Flags  This event has been canceled due to weather
When: November 11, 2018 – 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Where: Orange Grove & Graceland Cemetery – Broad Street Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
More information

Free Food for Veterans and Current Military Personel 

A veteran or military ID may be required to receive the meal.

Buffalo Wild Wings
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Buffalo Wild Wings – 1776 W Prien Lake Rd Suite E, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Free small traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. Dine in only.

Chilli’s
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Chilli’s
Lake Charles – 3205 Gertsner Memorial Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Sulphur – 317 S Cities Service Hwy, Sulphur, LA 70663 – Directions
Choose one of seven entrees free.

Cracker Barrel
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Cracker Barrel – 1100 Pintail St, Sulphur, LA 70665 – Directions
Get a Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or crafted Coffee beverage free.

Denny’s
When: November 12, 2018
Where: Denny’s – 635 W E Prien Lake Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to Noon.

IHOP
When: November 12, 2018
Where: IHOP – 2601 Admiral King St, Lake Charles, LA 70615 – Directions
Get red, white, and blue pancakes for free between 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Little Caesars
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Little Caesar’s
Lake Charles
2802-C Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
111 W McNeese St, Lake Charles, LA 70605 – Directions
Sulphur – 1622 Ruth St, Sulphur, LA 70663 – Directions
Get a lunch combo free from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Logan’s Roadhouse
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Logan’s – 3509 Gerstner Memorial Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70605 – Directions
Choose from 8 entrees including two sides for free between 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

O’Charley’s
When: November 11 and 12, 2018
Where: O’Charley’s – 1780 W E Prien Lake Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Choose from 5 meals free.

Olive Garden
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Olive Garden – 1725 W Prien Lake Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70601 – Directions
Choose from 6 entrees free.

Outback Steakhouse
When: November 11, 2018
Where: Outback Steakhouse – 2616 Derek Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70607 – Directions
Get a free blooming onion and beverage.

Rouses Markets Veterans Appreciation Lunch
When: November 11, 2018 – 11 a.m – 1 p.m.
Where: All Rouses Markets – Nearest locations listed below.
Sulphur – 800 Carlyss Dr/Blvd, Sulphur, LA 70665 – Directions
Moss Bluff – 1351 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy, Lake Charles, LA 70611 – Directions
Free lunch to veterans. The lunch includes two-piece chicken, dirty rice, and a roll.

Texas Roadhouse
When: November 11 and 12, 2018
Where: O’Charley’s – 3431 Nelson Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70605 – Directions
Choose from 10 entrees free between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.