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Amtrak San Joaquins Wishes a Happy Veterans Day and Thanks Active Duty Military Personnel

Veterans Day is a special day and a reminder for us all to stop and thank those that have and those that continue to serve our country. Amtrak San Joaquins is proud to offer travel for military personnel that is why the service offers a year-round 15% discount to all Veterans and active duty military personnel, their spouses and dependents. As continuous support and thanks to our troops, Amtrak San Joaquins welcomes uniformed military personnel to the head of the ticket line. To mark Veterans Day this year, we have compiled a few events taking place throughout the corridor.

2019 Veterans Day Parade
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM PST
Where: Capitol Mall, Sacramento
More info: here

Stockton Veterans Day Ceremony, featuring Medal of Honor Recipient Major James A. Taylor
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
Doors at 9:00 AM; event begins at 10:45 AM
Where: Bob Hope Theater
242 E. Main St.
Stockton, CA 95202
More info: here

Veterans Day Parade
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
10:00 AM
Where: Greceda Park
10th and O St.
Modesto, CA 95354
More info: here

Merced Veterans Day Parade
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
9:00 AM
Where: El Capitan Music
100 Farmland Ave.
Merced, CA 95348
More info: here

Fresno Veterans Day Parade
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Where: Downtown Fresno
More info: here

100th Annual Bakersfield Post 26 Veteran’s Day Parade
When: Monday, November 11, 2019
6:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: 2020 H St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
More info: here

Take a relaxing trip aboard the Amtrak San Joaquins and visit one of the 135 destinations served by the rail and Thruway Bus service. When you travel aboard the Amtrak San Joaquins, the journey is just as fun as the destination. Kick back and relax as the scenery passes you by, catch up on emails using the FREE onboard Wi-Fi, chat with some friends or even take a short nap!


Tickets can be booked now at, by calling 1-800-USA-Rail or on the Amtrak App. Multi-ride passes are available, including 10-Trip books and monthly passes, and there are a series of additional everyday discounts listed at


Happy Veterans Day from all of us at Amtrak San Joaquins!