Veterans Day Parade in NYC

Everything you need to know about NYC's Veterans Day Parade

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Sabrina
13. November 2019
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With one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the country, the Veterans Day Parade in NYC has a special meaning to the city and its residents. We, of course, honor our veterans every single day. On Veterans Day in the United States, we come together to pay a very special homage to the men and women in the military. New York City celebrates this very special holiday with the Veterans Day Parade.

2019 President Trump kicked off the parade at the Opening Ceremony and was the first president ever to do so. He didn’t march the parade due to security reasons.

When is Veterans Day?

Veterans Day Parade NYCIn 2020 Veterans day will fall on November 11, which is a Wednesday.

How to watch the Veterans Day Parade in NYC?

Every year the Veterans Day Parade is hosted at the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park, which is on Fifth Avenue and 24th Street. After the traditional opening ceremony in the park, more than 300 groups and 20,000 participants march the parade. If you’re wondering where is the Veterans Day Parade in NYC, make sure to stay on Fifth Avenue.

The parade starts on 26th Street and marchers will walk up to Midtown Manhattan 46th Street. It’s a 1.2 miles walk in total. The parade kicks off at 11:00 AM.

Is the NYC Veterans Day Parade televised?

The  NYC Veterans Day Parade attracts a lot of attention all over the world. This is why you can watch the NYC Veterans Day Parade live on television. It will also be streamed live online around the world and shown on Armed Forces TV. More information about the parade and the schedule can be found here.

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Sabrina

Calling New York City my home after moving here 5 years ago still means living my absolute dream life. Ever since I've been exploring this amazing city for Loving New York to hook you guys up with the inside scoop, top attractions, events and everything in between. I'm your go-to person for the hidden gems, best restaurants and the absolute best things to do in the city that never sleeps.

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