The parade is presented by the non-profit “Honoring Arizona’s Veterans” and will kick off at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 with numerous floats, bands, Veterans Service Organizations, helium balloons and much more. Organizers anticipate:
- 2500 participants in the parade with floats, bands, marching units, and more.
- 45,000 spectators along parade route.
- Eight Veteran Grand Marshalls, representing each era of military service from World War II to present day.
Celebrity Grand Marshal for this year’s event is Loretta Swit, known from her starring role as Major Margaret Houlihan on M*A*S*H.
Pre-parade interviews with Marshals, participants and others can be arranged.
Media live shots will be available the morning of the event.
Media can learn more about road closures and transportation impacts here: