Veteran's Day Family Day
11:30 AM11:30

Veteran's Day Family Day

Come join your local Veterans at Post 8973
for a day of family fun celebrating all of those
who have proudly served our nation.

We’ll be watching your New Orleans Saints take on the Cincinnati Bengals on two screens.
Lawn games and activities for the kids.

All you can eat “Prime Shrimp” courtesy of Laitram.
BBQ catered by Sauce Boss.
Adult beverages provided by Urban South.

$20 per person. Kids 12 & under get in free.
(Cost of admission includes food and drink)

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NOLA VFW Seventh Annual Patron Party & Fundraiser
5:30 PM17:30

NOLA VFW Seventh Annual Patron Party & Fundraiser

Join NOLA VFW for our Seventh Annual Patron Party & Fundraiser on August 25, 2018. This year's event kicks off with the Patron Party from 5:30pm- 8:00pm at NOLA VFW Post 8973 (531 Lyons St.) followed by our Fundraiser from 8:00pm-10:30pm across the street at F&M's Patio Bar (4841 Tchoupitoulas St.)

To donate to our silent auction, volunteer for the event, or if you have any questions, please email us at

Tickets to the Patron Party include catering from Ole Saint and Taceaux Loceaux. Beer from Urban South and cocktails poured by Krewe To Do. Silent Auction will take place at both events. Auction items provided by Southern Fundraising, patrons, and local businesses. The Fundraiser at F&M’s will be catered by Dot’s Diner and Hooters, along with the famous F&M’s cheese fries. 

Cash and credit accepted at the door.


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Tee-up for the Troops
12:00 PM12:00

Tee-up for the Troops

This is the first of many golf tournaments to be hosted by Alfred E. Flynn VFW Post 8973. The tournament will be in the middle of New Orleans' Navy Week. During Navy week, there will be ships from the U.S., French and Canadian Navies in port to celebrate our Tricentennial. We will have food and beverages provided before, during and after the tournament. There will be competitions for a hole-in-one, longest drive, closest to the pin and a 50/50 chip-in challenge. 

Registration - 12:00pm | Tee-Off - 1:30pm

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NOLA VFW 2018 Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Parade
9:00 AM09:00

NOLA VFW 2018 Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Parade

It is that time of year again. We will start at the Post like every year, and move on to the route from there. Uniform of the Day VFW Kaki Hat, Green Shirt, Khaki Pants, Shorts, Tactical Kilt, Combat Boots Hats and Shirts

We will have a truck trailer and Port-o-let as well as refreshments; bringing something to share is always welcomed. 

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Whiskey Tasting
6:00 PM18:00

Whiskey Tasting

Ring in the holidays at VFW Post 8973. We will wrap up a great year for our Post by hosting a whiskey tasting sponsored by Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits. We will have a distiller from Evan Williams distillery explaining the process and flavors of six different batches of whiskey. Catering by Ole Saint. We will also have Thursday Night Football on after the tasting.

Donations at the Open Bar will be greatly appreciated.

The price of admission is $50 which covers food and the tasting.

Seating is limited so book today!


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