Veterans Day Parade
|When:||Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 11:00am to 3:30pm|
|Where:||Madison Square Park 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York NY|
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It is the 94th Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade, hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation.
10:00-11:00am - Eternal Light Monument, Madison Square Park, Fifth Avenue at 24th Street
The parade is preceded by the traditional Opening Ceremony, at the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park. This ceremony of remembrance and reflection features remarks by the Mayor of New York, other senior elected officials, and special guests, as well as musical tributes and readings. It is open to the public, with preferential seating available for veterans. The ceremony culminates with a wreath laying, 21-rifle salute and playing of "Taps."
Then the parade marches north on 5th Avenue. See the route here.