Veterans Day is known to be an official public holiday for the people in the United States of America. Veterans Day 2016 celebrated on 11th November to honor military veterans, who served in the United States Armed Forces. There are times when this day is confused with Memorial Day.
The difference between them is that Veteran Day is celebrated for the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who gave their lives and those who perished while in service. Initially, this day was named Armistice Day, but later in 1954 this American holiday was named Veterans Day. on this day non-essential federal offices are closed, those federal workers who work on that day receive a holiday day apart from their own salary. Veterans Day marks the anniversary of World War I. This honorable is celebrated for all those who fought for their country .
The celebration of this honorable day is usually done by observing parades and public meetings, which usually beings at 11 am. In case, Veterans Day falls on a weekday, the Veterans Day parades and celebration is held on the weekend before or after November 11 so that public can have an active participation in the celebration. Below mentioned are the top Veterans Day 2016 Parade List.
Parades List & Information
The parade name is 19th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade, and it starts at Palm Canyon Drive between Ramon and Alejo Roads Palm Springs, CA. The parade will step off at 3:30 p.m. on Palm Canyon Drive and Ramon Road and head north on Palm Canyon Drive where it will conclude at Alejo Road.
The parade name is San Jose, CA Veterans Day Parade. The Starting Point of the parade is West Santa Clara St. at Hwy 87 Proceed south on Market Street from Santa Clara St. San Jose, CA. It will take two hours to pass.
The name of the parade is Visalia Veterans Day Parade and the Starting Point is the corner of Main at GardenVisalia, CA . The Check-in begins at 0800hrs, those who wish to participate would have to register.
The starting point of this Veterans Day Parade is the Veterans memorial Building Main Street at Freedom Blvd Watsonville, CA. The Parade is followed by an event honoring the veteran of the year and other honor and a special speech.
The Redlands Veterans Day Parade would start from 840 Citrus Street to Redlands Blvd.
Redlands, CA.The parade will start at on Citrus by Redlands High School continue to Eureka Street to State Street to Redlands Blvd. ending at Jenny Davis Park for a Veterans Celebration.
In conclusion, these are some of the Top Veterans Day 2016 Parades List, and those who would want to participate in any of these parades must register first.