Western New York Remembers 9/11

Join us as we commemorate the 21st Anniversary of September 11, 2001, a day that has changed our country forever.

Saturday, September 10, 2022
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Honk for Heroes

Join the Buffalo Naval & Military Park and Explore & More Children’s Museum on September 10 to celebrate heroes in the Western New York community. Honk for Heroes, presented by GEICO, is a free outdoor showcase of military and first responder vehicles, and activities for the entire family. Come show your appreciation for our brave military personnel and emergency responders who keep our country and community safe!

All outdoor displays and activities are free and open to the public and will be available from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Buffalo Naval & Military Park will be open all day with “pay what you wish” admission.

Sunday, September 11, 2022 Schedule of Events

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorial Ceremony

To commemorate the 21st Anniversary of 9/11, the Naval Park will host a Flag of Honor Across America Memorial Ceremony in partnership with Erie County. Join us at 8:30 AM on Sunday, September 11 inside the Hangar Building. This event is free and open to the public.

As one of 75 sites across the country participating in this ceremony, community members will have the honor of reading the names and a short biography of 65 individuals who died on September 11, 2001, as well as those with a connection to Western New York. If you would like to request a specific name to be read during the ceremony, please follow this link.

9/11 Day of Service
Food donations are an effective way to help those who are hungry throughout Western New York. The Buffalo Naval & Military Park will host a food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY and support our neighbors in need. Drop off nonperishable food items in our museum building all weekend long. 


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