danbury hometown heroes banner program

honoring our heroes in the united states armed forces

helping to never forget

The Hometown Heroes Banner Program was designed to help communities never forget the brave men and women who have served and those serving our nation today.

honoring the military

Hometown Heroes banners were created to do one thing - To honor the individuals serving and those who have served and sacrificed in defense of our nation.

original program

The original Hometown Heroes Banner Program first displayed in Harrisburg, PA in 2006 with 367 banners the first year and 512 banners the second.

2023 ceremonies

Maine Day Ceremony, Wednesday, February 15th at 10:00am at the monument corner of West St. and Division St.

Vietnam Memorial Ceremony, Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00am at the Vietnam Monument in Rogers Park.

Korean Memorial Ceremony, Thursday, July 27th at 10:00am at the Korean Monument in Rogers Park.

World War II Ceremony, Tuesday, August 15th at 10:00am at the Rose Garden in Rogers Park.

Vietnam Moving Wall Ceremony, Sunday, September 24th at 10:00am in front of the War Memorial Building.

Beirut Monument, Saturday, October 21st at 10:00am in front of the War Memorial Building.

Veterans Day Ceremony, Saturday, November 11th at 11:00am outside the War Memorial Building.

Pearl Harbor Day, Thursday, December 7th at 10:00am inside the War Memorial Building.



The Danbury Council of Veterans consists of 6 veterans organizations. The Council is responsible for making arrangements for and conducting all Veterans Memorial ceremonies in Danbury. In addition, the Danbury Council of Veterans is responsible for organizing and carrying out the Memorial Day Parade. The Council meets on the 3rd Monday of every month (7:00 pm at the Patrick R. Waldron Veterans Hall in Rogers Park) to review and discuss details of upcoming ceremonial events.