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Parade Line up

7:30 to 8:30 am, at Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin, TX (Congress Street Bridge);

Parade Reviewing Stand

8:45 am, "Inter-Continental Stephen F. Austin Hotel", located at 7th and Congress, Sponsored by Robert 'Evil' Evilsizer

Parade Lead off

9:30 am, Flyover, parade will proceed up Congress Ave. to the Texas State Capitol; Capitol South Step Entertainment; the Del Valle High School Cardinal Band.

Parade Ends at 11th and Congress Ave. The Department of Veterans Affairs’, Veterans Day National Committee has selected Travis County and the City of Austin as a NATIONAL REGIONAL SITE for this 2015 Veterans’ Day celebration. This marks America’s 62nd Annual Veterans’ Day event.

Musical Entertainment

10:30 through 10:55 am – Del Valle High School Cardinal Band

Memorial Ceremony

COMMEMORATION PROGRAM

11:00 am - on SOUTH STEPS OF THE STATE CAPITOL

This years' theme will be honoring the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII (1941-1946), 40th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War (1964-1975) and a Tribute to the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War (1950-1955).

Welcoming – Master of Ceremonies, Travis County Veterans Service Officer

Introduction of Guest Speakers and Honorees

Presentation of Proclamations

11:20am – Federal, State, County, City and other Elected Officials

Presentation of Essay Contest Winners

AISD and the 2015 Parade Marshal

Roll Call to Honor our Dead

11:45am (Wreath Laying Ceremony with Bell Tolling, 21 Gun Salute and Taps)

Benediction

Parade Chaplain

Dismissal

12:00 - Del Valle High School Cardinal Band

POC: Travis County Veterans Service Office – Olie L. Pope, Jr. at 512-854-9340
Fax: 512-854-4453
Email: Oliel.Pope@traviscountytx.gov

“Pray for our men and women in uniform and remember our Veterans”

 


The Veterans Day Parade is put on by the Veterans Day Parade Committee and its partners and is not an official Travis County or City of Austin activity.

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Parade in Downtown Austin, TX

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