Sat, Nov 11|
Veterans Day Parade and Celebration
Join us for a parade to celebrate our local veterans!
Time & Location
Nov 11, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Parc International, 200 Garfield St, Lafayette, LA 70501, USA
About the Event
Join us for a parade to celebrate our local veterans! The inaugural official parade will take place through Downtown Lafayette on November 11, 2023 at 11:00 AM. Line-up starts at 9:00AM along Cypress Street. The parade route will cover the heart of Lafayette, passing down Jefferson Street, Johnston Street, and Garfield Street and ending at Parc International with a jamboree.
All veterans in the Acadiana area are invited to register to ride in the parade and are welcome to attend to the jamboree at Parc International for food, fun, and veterans resources.
Additional events will be held at Cité des Arts (109 Vine St, Lafayette, LA 70501) at 3:00 PM, including a talk hosted by Jason Theriot (Historian who's interviewed many veterans, specifically the French speakers) called "Calling All Frenchies: The Celebrated Story of the Cajuns of World War II," followed by a showing of the film "Mon Cher Camarade" at 4:00 PM.
For more information on how to volunteer, donate resources, or become a sponsor for Lafayette's first official \parade for veterans, please contact Anazia Andrussam at (205) 602-0323 or via email at Lftveteransassistingothers@gmail.com OR click HERE to reserve a spot