Gala Fourth of July in New York City with VVA 126

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 126 is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a spectacular celebration in New York City on July 4, 2008. The gala event will be held at the elevated acre adjacent to the NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the East River. The breathtaking location will offer a breathtaking view of the Macy’s Independence Day fireworks display and then music and dancing to follow. Take the time to visit the NYC Vietnam Memorial and read the moving letters inscribed into the glass there.

Who: Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 126
What: 25th Anniversary Celebration
Where: 55 Water Street, New York City
When: Friday, July 4, 2008, 5:30pm
Donation: $100/person – Families Welcome
Dress Code: Summer Casual Attire
Contact: 212-693-1476 or email for tickets/reservations or more information.
Parking: The parking garage at 55 Water Street has 520 parking spaces and offers self park as well as valet services.

  • Due to the heavy foot traffic associated with the fireworks display it is adviseable to arrive as early as possible.
  • Parking entrance is at South Street and Old Slip.
  • Contact the Parking Facility Manager directly for more information 212-809-6789.

Program of Events

5:30 Reception
6:30 Ceremonial Welcome
7:00 Dinner and Entertainment

  • Traditional American BBQ Buffet
  • Music from the Vietnam era
  • Vietnamese Cultural Exhibition

9:00 Fireworks and Dessert

  • Exclusive view of the world famous Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks
  • Viennese Hour

Music and Dancing following the fireworks


There are a number of opportunities to help sponsor this event including Program Journal advertisements and Table Sponsorships.
Contact 212-693-1476 or email for a complete list.


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