The annual Veterans Day Parade will return to NYC on November 11th. The parade consists of more than 20,000 people marching, including more than 280 marching units.
New Yorkers are encouraged to observe the parade and the 25 floats and 150+ vehicles that will travel up Fifth Avenue in commemoration.
Here’s everything else you need to know about the parade:
What is the Veterans Day Parade?
The Veterans Day Parade honors and celebrates America’s veterans and their contributions to the country. The NYC parade originated in 1919 thanks to the United War Veterans Council (UWVC).
When is the Parade taking place in 2023?
The Veterans Day Parade takes place every year on November 11th.
What time is the Parade?
The parade will kick off between 9:30am and come to an end by 12:30pm.
What is the Parade route?
The parade marches up 5th Avenue from 26th Street to 47th Street.
Who is the Grand Marshal this year?
This year’s Grand Marshal is retired Lieutenant General Mike Linnington, CEO of Wounded Warrior Project.
Learn more about the parade here.