Preview: American Heroes – A Salute to Veterans

Every year The Colony honors the true American Heroes. Join us as we salute our veterans and celebrate them with an evening full of live entertainment, November 7, 2020. Check out the lineup for American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans.

Live National Acts

Performances begin at 4:30 PM, so pack a blanket or lawn chair and spend the evening listening to great live music. Every year American Heroes features Grammy, CMA, and ACM award-winning artists on the outdoor stage. Past performers include The Oak Ridge Boys, John Michael Montgomery, Jack Ingram, Sawyer Brown and Tanya Tucker. This year Eli Young Band takes to the stage to preform their greatest hits alongside songs from their new album. Free seating is now sold out. For your chance to watch Eli Young Band, please fill out the waitlist form.

Honor American Heroes

Recognize our nation’s heroes for their dedication and support. Pay tribute to the selfless contributions by men and women at the Heroes Ceremony at 5:45 PM. If you wish to honor a veteran in your life, submit a photo taken during their time of service for this special presentation.

Firework Spectacular 


As the evening comes to a close, the sky lights up red, white and blue with an All-American Fireworks display. Enjoy the spectacular display set to patriotic music at one of the only Veteran’s Day fireworks shows in North Texas.

This dazzling display can be seen near the vicinity of The Colony Five Star Complex, for those without a ticket to American Heroes. For everyone’s personal safety, spectators are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to maintain social-distancing by watching from your vehicles and not gathering in groups. Please note parking at The Colony Five Star Complex is only available to those with event tickets.

Safety & Social Distancing

In response to COVID-19, all attendees must reserve a section to attend American Heroes. Section reservations are complimentary and must be reserved online prior to attending the event. All sections are 64 square feet and accommodate up to six people. Upon arrival at The Colony Five Star Complex, you and your group will receive wristbands to note your designated section. Please arrive with your full group to receive your wristbands.

Coolers are prohibited, but food and beverages will be available for purchase at The Colony Five Star Complex.

All state-wide safety measures will be followed, including mandatory face coverings. Section reservations are now available online.

For more information on American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans, please visit The Colony’s Parks & Recreation Department website. All times are tentative and subject to change. Any major updates will be posted on Parks & Recreation Department’s Facebook