16 Free November Events For Vets, Troops, And Military Families

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This month, we’re excited to offer event tickets to a host of exciting concerts, sporting games, comedy shows and more! From a holiday ballet to college rival football match-ups, there’s an exciting event that you and your military friends or family can attend during the month of November.

You can sign up for free to become a Vet Tix member and see the full list of events in your area.

Since 2008, Vet Tix has provided currently serving military members including the Guard and Reserves, veterans of all eras, family members of those killed in action, military spouses, families and caregivers with more than 3.5 million free tickets to major sports games, concerts and a diverse mix of other ticketed events.

Check out just 16 major events below out of the hundreds of events available at VetTix.org.

Arts & Entertainment

  • November 2: Evansville, Indiana: “Stories of Courage” Featuring J.R. Martinez

  • November 2: Peekskill, New York: The Yardbirds

  • November 3: Wilmington, Delaware: Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

  • November 4: Jacksonville, Florida: Colt Ford Live in Concert

  • November 4: Anaheim, California: Oh Snap! It’s a 90’s Hip Hop Party – House of Blues Anaheim

  • November 10: Cincinnati, Ohio: Sixteen Candles Live in Concert

  • November 12: Chicago, Illinois: Triple Comedy Capers

  • November 21: Colorado Springs, Colorado: A Colorado Nutcracker – Performed by Colorado Youth Ballet

  • November 26: Saint Louis, Missouri: Jim Brickman Holiday Tour


  • November 4: East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State Spartans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA Football

  • November 10: Cincinnati, Ohio: University of Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Temple Owls NCAA Football

  • November 10: Stanford, California: Stanford Cardinal vs. Cal Poly Mustangs NCAA Men’s Basketball

  • November 11: Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Virginia Tech Hokies NCAA Football

  • November 11: Hollywood, Maryland: Autumn Armageddon 2017 – Presented by Maryland Championship Wrestling

  • November 18: South Bend, Indiana: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy Midshipmen NCAA Football

  • November 25: Fresno, California: Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Boise State Broncos NCAA Football

To become a VetTixer and request tickets to these and hundreds of other events, which are free except for a nominal delivery fee, visit VetTix.org to create a free account. Once you’ve create an account and your military service is verified, you can review hundreds of upcoming events across the country.

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