“The Parade is coming to town”
The annual Veterans’ Day Parade will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012 in downtown Austin, TX. The event kicks off at 9 AM from the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge and travels up to the Capitol Building. Viewing is available all along Congress Avenue and there will be a reviewing stand at the Steven F. Austin Hotel at Congress and 7th. Stay for the 11 AM Ceremony at the South Capitol steps.
This year's theme for the Travis County and City of Austin Veterans' Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony at the South Steps of the State Capitol will be honoring
Veterans of Travis County and the City of Austin
With A Tribute to Vietnam Era and Veterans
A special flyover is scheduled for the start of the Memorial Ceremony, at 11 AM, performed by the Commemorative Air Force from San Marcos, TX.
How to Participate
The Parade welcomes any group that wants to show support for the troops. Just fill out the application and fax it to (512) 854-4453. For more information call (512) 854-9340.
We can always use extra funds to help support this event as the Parade is put on as a community service and uses donations for funding. Any monetary support you can provide will be put to very good use.
Make money orders or checks out to: Veterans' Day Parade Committee
The mailing address is:
TRAVIS COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE
ATTN: Veterans' Day Parade Committee
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767
SUBMIT APPLICATION BY NOV. 2, 2012
1ST COME MARCH ORDER RANKING.