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Prescott seeks participants for 2018 Veteran’s Day Parade

The 2018 Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Downtown Prescott. Opening ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. on the stage at the intersection of Cortez St. and Union St., with the parade beginning at 11:00 a.m. The city is inviting parade entrants from the community to compete in seven categories. (Les Stukenberg/Courier File)

The 2018 Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Downtown Prescott. Opening ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. on the stage at the intersection of Cortez St. and Union St., with the parade beginning at 11:00 a.m. The city is inviting parade entrants from the community to compete in seven categories. (Les Stukenberg/Courier File)

The City of Prescott announced it will hold the 2018 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Downtown Prescott.

Opening ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. on the stage at the intersection of Cortez St. and Union St., with the parade beginning at 11:00 a.m.

This year’s parade theme is, "Honoring Hometown Heroes: Remembering World War 1~ 1914-1918."

The city is inviting parade entrants from the community to compete in seven categories this year. Each entry category will have a first-place winner, and all entries will compete for a Best Overall Award.

The 2018 parade categories are:

  • Fraternal or Military Organizations
  • Motorized Groups
  • Music
  • Marching Units
  • Hospital entries by Veterans
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Commercial / Business

Free to enter

There is no fee to enter, and application forms and rules can be found on the Recreation Services section of the city website, (prescott-az.gov) under the Programs and Special Events tab.

Individuals and groups interested in participating in the parade are asked to return your entry form no later than October 22, 2018, to assure proper staging and information prior to the event.

Please direct questions or completed applications to Michelle Stacy-Schroeder, Recreation Coordinator, at 928-777-1552.

Information provided by City of Prescott