South Carolina Attractions Recognize Veterans Day

By:Laura Mueller


Veterans Day in South Carolina

Several South Carolina attractions will recognize the sacrifices made by this country's veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 11, by offering special admission prices at select attractions across the state.

South Carolina's 47 state parks will all offer free admission to veterans. In addition, if anyone wears patriotic colors to one of the parks on that same day, they will receive one of an official state park guide to get them started on their Ultimate Outsider journey to all 47 South Carolina State Parks.


Spartanburg Veterans Day Parade- The parade will be held from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and starts at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and ends at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.


Columbia Veterans Day Parade- The parade begins at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets, and travels southbound on Sumter Street, ending at Pendleton Street near the State House. This year's parade marshals are the Vietnam Veterans.

EdVenture Children's Museum, Columbia— Free admission for veterans and current military personnel and their families.

South Carolina State Museum, Columbia— Veterans along with all military personnel and their families will receive free general admission all day. In honor of the US military, the museum will be showing Laser Salute to America in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. and on Nov. 11 at 12:30 p.m.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia – Active duty and retired military personnel (with a military ID card) will receive free admission.


Magnolia Plantation and Garden, Charleston- Retired veterans and all active duty military and their spouses and dependent children will receive free admission to the garden area. Admission to other areas remains the same.

Patriots Point Maritime and Naval Museum, Mount Pleasant – Free admission for veterans with military ID.

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