104th NYC Veteran’s Day Parade will be Marching Up Fifth Avenue this November
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Parade Grand Marshall Mike Linnington, US Army Veteran and CEO of Wounded Warrior Project, represents this year’s Featured Service.
The Parade will proceed on its traditional route, stepping off at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue and going north on Fifth Avenue. The end point is approximately 47th Street & Fifth Avenue
Please note how this year’s parade will be taking place much earlier than what’s normally expected.
NEW YORK CITY ––America’s veterans—representing every branch of service and generation of warriors since WWII—to march up Fifth Avenue for the 104th annual Veterans Day Parade, Saturday, November 11, 2023, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm rain or shine. Spectators can view the parade, which steps off at 26th street and Fifth Avenue going north to its endpoint on 47th Street, in person or watch the broadcast airing live and streaming online on WABC-TV and on nycvetsday.org from 9:30 am to 12 pm. Produced by the United War Veterans Council (UWVC), the Parade is the nation’s largest commemoration of service, with nearly 300 marching and vehicle units, and 20,000 participants from across America and overseas, including veterans, military members, service organizations, youth cadets and marching bands.
Lieutenant General (Retired) Mike Linnington, U.S. Army Veteran and CEO of Wounded Warrior Project, is this year’s Grand Marshal. Linnington led combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and has dedicated his life to serving those who have served. In addition, Mike will be supported by two Honorary Marshals:
Elana Duffy, combat-wounded Army veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, and Richard Rice, longtime Special Forces Army veteran, with service from Vietnam through Somalia.
For additional information, visit www.nycvetsday.org
About the NYC Veterans Day Parade:
The New York City Veterans Day Parade is our nation’s largest event honoring service. Produced by the United War Veterans Council (UWVC), the Parade provides the public with the opportunity to salute our veterans and military and raises awareness for organizations working to serve their needs. It is the centerpiece of an annual citywide effort to honor our veteran community. The Parade features veteran groups and service providers, military units, youth and civic groups, top high school bands from across America, vintage vehicles, floats and more. It is supported by numerous sponsoring partners, including Wounded Warrior Project, JP Morgan Chase &Co., Fiserv, Cushman & Wakefield, T-Mobile, Salesforce, and Verizon.
For more information, visit www.nycvetsday.org.
About the United War Veterans Council:
The United War Veterans Council, Inc. (UWVC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that honors and serves veterans. The UWVC supports and promotes a wide range of initiatives that provide vital services to our veterans community (including health, wellness and education); raises positive awareness and increases public understanding of the needs of our veterans community through major public events and promotional activities; and brings together veterans groups, community organizations, government agencies, businesses of all sizes and the general public. For more information, visit uwvc.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.