Military.com is pleased to stream America's Parade, held in New York City on Veterans Day, on this page. The United War Veterans Council proudly presents America’s Parade, on Veterans Day in New York City. For over nine decades, New York has led the nation in observing Veterans Day, first observed in 1919 to commemorate the Armistice that ended World War I one year earlier (11:00 AM, November 11, 1918). Stay tuned to this page for details on this year's parade, and for live streaming video of the event on Veterans Day.
This year’s Parade commemorates the centennial of the end of World War I (1918-2018). The United States Army is this year’s featured military branch. As always, the Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard are also represented.
Medal of Honor Recipient Florent Groberg (U.S. Army, Afghanistan) is the Grand Marshal for the 2018 parade. Other Honorary Marshals include national and NYC veteran leaders: Mike Erwin, Job Mashiriki and Jason McCarthy.
The parade will occur on Sunday, November 11 (Veterans Day), rain or shine. It starts at approximately 11:15 AM EST and concludes around 3:30 PM.
The parade features over 300 marching elements and an estimated 20,000-30,000 participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, civic and youth groups (including Junior ROTC), businesses, and top high school marching bands from across America.
Floats, military and vintage vehicles and other special elements add to the excitement, which is viewed by hundreds of thousands of spectators.
The parade goes north on Fifth Avenue, from 26th to 50nd Street. The route is 1.2 miles, and takes approximately 30 to 35 minutes.
Learn more at americasparade.org.