Thank you for signing up for the 52nd Auburn Veterans Day Parade & Observance Festivities!


** If you're interested in attending but billeting (lodging) would be prohibitive, please contact us so we can try to make arrangements with a local squadron! **

Auburn, Washington is designated by the Veterans Day National Committee and the US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Site for celebration of Veterans Day 2017. Auburn is proud to be a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner. Auburn has hosted the Veterans Day Parade since 1965. Now in its 52nd year, the parade has grown into one of the largest Veteran's Day parades in the United States of America.

The purpose of Auburn's Veterans Day Parade is to positively focus on honoring our country's veterans and active military personnel. Through our parade, we focus recognition on congressionally-recognized Veteran Service Organizations and their auxiliaries, the military and reserve military, National Guard and ROTC. The goals and purposes of Auburn's Veterans Day Parade are to give honor to our country's military personnel and veterans and to their military missions of defending freedom around the world.

The 52nd annual Veterans Day Parade will be held in Auburn on Saturday, November 11 at 11:00 AM The parade boasts over 200 units and nearly 6,000 parade participants, including 30+ high school marching bands, military vehicles, veterans' units, honor guards and more. The 2017 parade will pay special tribute to the Fleet Reserve Association.

The one-mile parade route travels west along Main Street from E Street to A Street SW/NW.