What’s the best way to celebrate Veterans Day? It has got to be visiting PARADES! Many cities of the United States of America conduct Veterans Day parades to honor their country’s war veterans. Observed on the 11th of November every year, Veterans Day is celebrated to honor all those war veterans who are currently serving in the United States Armed forces. If the federal holiday falls on weekend days, then it is celebrated on the adjacent Friday or Monday. On the event of Veterans Day, all federal offices, as well as government schools, remain closed. People love to spend their Veterans Day by visiting various Veterans Day parades organized all across the nation. If you are among them and are in search of the best Veterans Day Parade 2017, then you are in the right place…Don’t Miss Veterans Day images and Veterans day Thanks You quotes on our homepage.
Celebrating Military Milestones is the new theme for this year veterans day parades.
Let’s have a look at some of the Veterans Day Parade 2017 which is held every year:
Veterans day Parade Route
- Start on 18th St. and 9th Ave N.
- South on 18th St. to 2nd Ave N.
- East on 2nd Ave N. to 22nd St.
- North on 22nd St. to 5th Ave N.
- West on 5th Ave N. to 19th St.
- North on 19th St. in front of City Hall
- End at 19th St. and 10th Ave N.
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Auburn Veterans Day Parade 2017
The 2017 Auburn Veterans Day Parade and Community Ceremony and Luncheon.Honoring all Veterans of the United States November 11, 2017
An Auburn community event since 1919.
This year we will be honoring Post 911 Veterans and we are please to announce that this year’s Grand Marshall is Dusty Byers
The Parade will begin at 10:45am at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way. The parade will pause at the Central Square at 11:00am. There will be a brief patriotic ceremony with the release of doves, followed by a fly-over (weather permitting), a three volley rifle salute followed by TAPS. The parade will resume onto High Street and end at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.
The first 500 veterans will be awarded a commemorative medal (you must be present to collect your medal) honoring all veterans who have defended our country every day since the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775. American flags and programs, listing the units in the parade will be distributed to spectators along the parade route.
There will be rides provided to veterans who wish to be in the parade but cannot walk that distance. For more information contact: Parade Director Roberta McGuinn,
Tel: 916-743-4343 FAX: 530-823-9915
The Complementary Luncheon (hot dogs, chips, cookies, soft drinks) will be served at the end of the parade route at the Maurine Dobbas Placer Hall. All participants and spectators are invited to attend.
The “Proud To Be An American”celebration and ceremony will be held following the luncheon. There will be music, singing and exhibitions.
Auburn veterans day parade 2017 Complete Detail:
The first 500 veterans will be awarded a commemorative medal honoring all veterans who have defended our country every day since the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775.
American flags and programs listing of the units in the parade will be distributed to spectators along the parade route.There will be rides provided to veterans who wish to be in the parade but cannot walk that distance. Contact: Parade Director Roberta McGuinn (Tel: 916-743-4343, FAX: 530-823-9915)
“Proud to be an American” Celebration:
NYC Veterans Day Parade 2017
With Veterans Day around the corner, people have high expectance from the New York City Veterans day parade 2017. Millions watch the New York City Veterans Day live broadcast on television too. It also goes by the name “America’s Parade” and is the largest Veterans Day parade in the US. It has been going on for over 100 years.
The NYC Veterans Day parade live stream is one of the most watched programs on the day.
You must be aware of World War II war veteran Raymond Weeks who initiated the plan of expanding the concept of Armistice Day. He was the one who suggested that Armistice Day be celebrated for all war veterans instead of just the ones who fought in World War I. He was from Birmingham, Alabama and that is why Birmingham’s Veterans Day parade 2017 is what people are excited about.
Las Vegas, Nevada:
Widely known as the “largest Veterans Day Parade west of the Mississippi,” the parade of this resort city presents 120 floats, bands, and other events. Various celebs gather around to sing the National Anthem in the parade and that makes it yet another Veterans Day Parade 2017 people are eagerly waiting for.
Veteran’s Day Parade Downtown Knoxville | Knoxville, TN 37902
This is one of the few cities which have hosted Veterans Day parade for over 90 years. This Veterans Day Parade is unique because people stop in the middle on the march and salute to honor the war veterans.
Phoenix Veterans Day Parade:
Some other popular parades are that of Branson (Missouri), Houston (Texas), Jacksonville (Florida), Albany (Oregon), Petaluma (California), Auburn (Washington) etc.
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You can also enjoy various other events, shows, fairs in such parades. Some of the parades also have food stalls and health care centers for the war veterans.
Many restaurants and shops also offer Veterans Day discounts to the veterans. For example; McDonald’s offers free breakfast to all war veterans on Veterans Day.
Themes From Previous Year Veterans Day Parade:
2000 – Korea
2001 – The Purple Heart
2002 – POW / MIA
2003 – Vietnam Veterans: Welcome Home
2004 – Total Force: Active, Guard, and Reserve
2005 – World War II – Tribute to a Generation
2006 – A Nation at War … A Community of Support
2007 – American Heroes – Past, Present and future
2008 – America’s Veterans, We Salute You!
2009 – Veterans – The Unwavering Force
2010 – Veterans, Diverse and Determined
2011 – Pearl Harbor – 70 Years in Remembrance
2012 – Iraq Veterans – Defenders of Freedom
2013 – Spirit of the Warrior
2014 – Honoring Veterans for 15 Years
2015 – Honoring the Military Family – It Takes a Team
2016 – Women in the Military
2017 – Celebrating Military Milestones
All the above-mentioned cities will organize Veterans Day Parades 2017 and the parade will invite thousands of spectators just like previous years. We hope you have a good time this Veterans Day!
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