Heroes Stroll (ADA accessible)
What is VETFEST?
Who, What, When, Where, Why, How
Everyone in the community is welcome and encouraged to attend this FREE event!
WHO VETLINX, an all-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit
organization in Middle Tennessee is hosting the
5th annual VETFEST and HEROES STROLL to
celebrate military family service, Veteran owned
businesses, offer resources, and have a fun-filled
day with family, friends, and neighbors.
WHEN Saturday, October 2, 2021
Registration begins at 09:00 AM
Stroll begins at 09:30 AM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
WHERE Granny White Park
610 Granny White Pike
Brentwood, TN 37027
WHY To bring the community, military families, friends,
and supporters together for a fun-filled day of
recognition, entertainment, and activities.
PURPOSE Bring the community and military community together, increase awareness about
resources available to Veterans, have direct access to support services, and celebrate
and recognize those who served in the military and those who support them.
HOW Event will be funded by local businesses and donations via purchase of
Advertisement online and/or in tribute journal.
Price varies by package $150 to $10,000
Space rental 10x10 space or more with other level of sponsorship
Veteran organizations will not be charged a fee for space at the event.
All will be required to bring own set up materials including a 10x10 tent.
WHAT: VETFEST is a family-friendly festival and everyone is encouraged to come out and
enjoy the day! Come out and meet new friends!
Onsite resources for benefits, housing, medical, education, employment, food, mental health.
All Day Live Entertainment
Recognition ceremonies which will include the following:
Quilts of Valor
Missing Man Ceremony
Flag Folding Ceremony and the meaning behind each fold.
Art and activities tents- play card games, do an art project, yard games, and there will be a Branch of Service War game!
Kid zone will feature prizes and activities i.e., yard games, face painting, make a button, art projects, and more!
Time Machine Landing Zone! The community is encouraged to adopt an era of service and make a display or dress in military clothing from the era you are representing. We would like to have all eras of service represented from 1776-Present. Some exhibits may feature topographic maps showing different units theater of operations.
WWII Veteran visits a display that one of the families put together as part of a home-school project. The display was very meaningful to this gentleman and his family!
Veteran Owned Businesses
Lawn space to bring a blanket or chair and sit on the lawn and listen to great music!
Flag Day Celebration
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
1100 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
Free lunch provided after the ceremony
All are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Save the Date!
Heroes Stroll 2022
More news on this will be released mid-June, 2022!
Davidson County Coordinating Council's
Regional Veterans Day Parade
Meet us in front of the downtown Nashville Subaru
1512 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
November 11, 2022