Greater Dallas Veterans Day Parade
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Plans For 2018

In 2018 the Veterans Day parade will be in downtown Dallas. It will be on MONDAY, November 12th, with massing of the colors and the 11th hour (11:00 AM) ceremony in front of City Hall. The parade will commence following the official ceremony (approximately 1 hour). The route will start at Reunion Arena, will proceed north on Houston Street, east on Main Street, south on Ervay Street, west on Young Street, south on Akard Street and pass in review in front of City Hall.

The parade route is similar to prior years. After passing in review, parade units will turn south on Ervay and disperse south of City Hall.

Military vehicles and equipment, veterans organizations, civic and corporate displays will be available for viewing at 9:30 AM in front of City Hall and will be dismantled after the parade.

2018 Parade Theme: "Commemorating the End of World War I, November 11, 1918".

Grand Marshals

  • Col. Ken Cordier, USAF (Ret.)

Reviewing Officers

  • ARMY: BG Phil Owen
  • MARINES: Col. C.J. Moses
  • NAVY: RADM Chris “Tree” Sadler
  • AIR FORCE: Lt. Gen. John Campbell
  • COAST GUARD: CPT Nick Harper

Keynote Speaker
Alexis Andres, Consul General of France

As in years past we anticipate more than 150 units in the parade.


Parade Route
School Participation
2017 Judging Results
Click on PARADE PROGRAMS to see Programs that describe past Veterans Day Parades in Dallas.