Various public events take place all over the country, including concerts and fireworks. Torchlight processions held by various organizations have been part of Proclamation Day celebrations and
Lāčplēsis Day celebrations since the 1920s.
 The largest torchlight procession takes place in the capital city
Riga and attracts several thousand participants every year.
 Its route through the streets of the city centre traditionally starts at the monument of
Kārlis Ulmanis, the first prime minister of Latvia, and ends at the
 Another tradition with a long history is the
Latvian National Armed Forces parade, which nowadays is held at 11th November Quay in Riga.
 A popular modern tradition established in 2009, is for people all over the world to sing the Latvian
Dievs, svētī Latviju! at the same time (21:00