Veterans Day Writing & Art Contest

Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans Day Celebration
Date, Time & Location for Veterans Day

Join the City of Fontana as we pay tribute to those who have served and are currently serving at the Annual Veterans Day Celebration. Event will take place at Miller Park Amphitheater on Saturday, November 11 at 11am. 

Dr. Charles Koehler Writing and Art Contest

The City of Fontana invites the youth of our community to be a part of the 2023 Dr. Charles Koehler Writing and Art Contest. The top three winners of each contest will receive recognition at this year’s event. 

Writing Contest:

Fontana residents ages 11-18 are invited to submit an essay or poem expressing: "What Veterans Day means to me."

  • Top three winners will receive a Visa gift card
  • Read their entry at Veterans Day Celebration 
  • Featured in Fontana Herald News

Art Contest: 

Fontana residents ages 10 and under are invited to illustrate: "What a Veteran means to me."  

  • Top three winners will be featured in the Fontan Herald News and event program
  • Recognized by City Council

All entries are due by Friday, October 20. Entries can be submitted by email to or by mail to: City of Fontana Community Services Department, Attention: Special Events, 16860 Valencia Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335. For more information, contact (909) 349-6900.