Event Details 2019

WE APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS ACTIVITIES FOR NOV 11, 2019 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.  SOME ACTIVITIES MAY BE RESCHEDULED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.

 

The event will be held November 8th-16th, 2019.

You may stop by any time during the day to walk through the flags and pay tribute.  Please see the schedule below for daily programs.

Join us at Oak Point Park:

2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway Plano, Texas 75074

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2019 Plano Flags of Honor - Event Schedule

Schedule is tentative - please check back regularly for updates 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Come watch as we put up over 1,000 flags or better yet, visit our volunteer page and sign up to help!  
  • Veterans are invited to sign up to have their story documented as part of the Veterans History project.  
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH
  • 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come visit with your local first responders, get an up-close look at their coolest vehicles and equipment, enjoy music and food trucks. 
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies, Color guard presentations, guest speakers, A Bronze Star will be awarded by Congressman Van Taylor, musical performance by Air National Guard Msgt. Ericka Stevens, American Legion Post 321 Color Guard will perform a 13 Fold ceremony and taps at sunset.
  • Veterans are invited to sign up to have their story documented as part of the Veterans History project.  
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH 
  • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. K9 Service Animal demonstration by Les Castro and his dog Pepper of Faithful Friends Ministry.
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Share in the celebration of Marine Corps Birthday when we cut the giant cake, Plano East JROTC drill exhibition and color guard duties, guest speakers, musical performance by The Ladies Liberty, taps at sunset.
  • Veterans are invited to sign up to have their story documented as part of the Veterans History project.  
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH  (DUE TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WE HAVE UNFORTUNATELY HAD TO CANCEL TODAY'S ACTIVITIES.  WE ARE LOOKING AT RESCHEDULING PART OF TODAY'S ACTIVITIES TO FRIDAY AS PART OF THE CLOSING CEREMONY, PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATS)
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Therapuetic Horsemanship demonstration provided by the Archie Foundation Hoofbeats for Veterans
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Veterans Day Observance, Special recognition of WWII and Korean War Veterans, guest speakers, musical performance by Rhyan Anderson, 13 Fold Ceremony provided by the American Legion Post 321, taps at sunset.
  • Veterans are invited to sign up to have their story documented as part of the Veterans History project.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  The Collin County Veterans Coalition Luncheon will be held at the event tent at the field along with a Veterans Resource Symposium hosted by the Veterans Center of North Texas and Plano Community Homes.  
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
  • All day - Open to the public and available for field trips.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH
  • All day - Open to the public and available for field trips.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH
  • All day - Open to the public and available for field trips.
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Evening closing ceremony, guest speakers, musical performance by the Plano Civic Chorus, flag retirement ceremony by Boy Scout troop 291. The public is welcome to bring flags that are in need of retirement.  
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH
  • 12:30 p.m. Recognition of members of Rotary that have served our country (Open to all Rotarians) 
  • All day - Open to the public.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH 
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Honorarium pick-up and field break-down.