Veterans Day Parade Schedule and Outline of Events
As of: October 9, 2014 - Subject to change without notice
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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 2014 Veterans’ Day celebration. This marks America’s 61st Annual Veterans’ Day event.
10:30 through 10:55 am – Del Valle High School Cardinal Band
11:00 am - on SOUTH STEPS OF THE STATE CAPITOL
This years' theme will be honoring the service and sacrifice of our Veterans of the Gulf Wars with a tribute to all World War II Veterans on this 70th anniversary of D-Day.
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 2014 Parade Marshal
Roll Call to Honor our Dead
11:45am (Wreath Laying Ceremony with Bell Tolling, 21 Gun Salute and Taps)
12:00 - Del Valle High School Cardinal Band
POC: Travis County Veterans Service Office – Olie L. Pope, Jr. at 512-854-9340
“Pray for our men and women in uniform and remember our Veterans”