Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces at the 23rd annual City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade in downtown Orlando.
This year’s parade will open with a tribute to those who have fought for our country and defended our freedom, led by Mayor Dyer and local veterans. The parade's theme is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVEs).
Following the parade, viewers and participants can continue celebrating and honoring our veterans at the city's first Veterans Day Celebration event from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lake Eola Park immediately following the parade. The celebration and veterans’ information fair will feature music, food and fun for the whole family.
The opening ceremony will take place at Orange Avenue near Central Boulevard. The parade will begin at Robinson Street and Orange Avenue, turning left on Central Boulevard, left on Rosalind Avenue and ending at Robinson Street.
Weekend Watch November 11 - 13, 2022
In addition to Downtown's regular active and vibrant scene, several large-scale events are planned and additional road closures will be implemented.
Event attendees are encouraged to plan their route and parking locations ahead of time and to leave early to give themselves enough time to get downtown to anticipate to unforeseen delays.
Please visit Orlando.gov/weekendwatch for more details.