2024 Veterans Day Parade

Next date: Saturday, November 09, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Veterans in uniform saluting before the start of the parade

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces at the 25th annual City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade in downtown Orlando.

The Veterans Day Parade is one of Mayor Dyer's Signature Events and this will be the 25th anniversary. This year's theme is "A Legacy of Loyalty and Service." 

Applications are due by October 4, 2024.

Participate in the Veterans Day Parade

Grand Marshals  

To apply or nominate someone to be a Grand Marshal, click here. Applicants must be a veteran or a veteran family. We are looking to share compelling stories about your family's loyalty to the U.S. Armed Forces and how it may have become a part of your family legacy. Applications are due by October 4, 2024.

Become a Grand Marshal

Sponsorships and Program Ads 

If you would like to place an ad in the parade program or become an event sponsor, please reach out to pavla.paul@orlando.gov

Parade Route

The opening ceremony will take place at Orange Avenue near Central Boulevard. The parade will begin at Robinson Street and Orange Avenue, turning left on Central Boulevard, left on Rosalind Avenue and ending at Robinson Street. Find out where to park and how to get around downtown.

Veterans Day Parade Route


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