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A very special thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Portland Veterans Day Parade! The members of our Veterans Day Parade Planning Committee, Parade Participants, Dignity Row Resources, Logistical Volunteers, Dignity Memorial Associates, Sponsors, and Donors are what made this parade such a smooth event this year - thank you!
Please plan to join us next year, on Monday, November 12, 2018 as we continue the decades-long tradition of honoring our Veterans!
Our Official Veterans Day Parade Photographer, Lloyd Smith, has done a great job once again capturing the parade in photograph form! A few highlights have been added to our web page (above); see ALL the photos from this year's parade by clicking here.
Looking forward to 2018!
Spectator and Participant Parking is available on a first come first serve basis throughout the Hollywood District. Please arrive early and be mindful of No Parking signs and tow zones.
We have been granted permission for parking at the following locations this year*:
Realty Trust 3902 NE Sandy Blvd.
First American Title 2112 NE 42nd Ave
Key Bank 3839 NE Broadway St.
Bank of America 3967 NE Sandy Blvd.
Oregon College of Occidental Medicine 2029 NE Caesar Chavez Blvd.
* Parking availability will change year over year.
The Portland Veterans Day Parade is organized by a volunteer committee! Thank you for your patience as we respond to your requests as soon as possible!
Portland Veterans Day Parade Office Hours:
Every Tuesday, 11am to 1pm at:
Ross Hollywood Chapel
4733 NE Thompson St, Portland OR 97213
Registration Packets will be available for pick up the week of the Parade!
Visit our SPECIAL Office Hours on Parade Week:
Tuesday 11/07 from 11am-1pm & 4pm-7pm
Thursday 11/09 from 11am-1pm & 4pm-7pm
Parade Lineup Available Now! Click here to view the 2017 Portland Veterans Day Parade lineup map now!
Click below to hear the 2017 Portland Veterans Day Parade PSA provided by News Talk 860 KPAM/Sunny 1550!
Anyone is welcomed to participate in the parade. We have marching bands, floats, vehicles, small groups, big groups and more. The only requirement to be in the parade is that you do so to honor veterans. All applicatons must be recieved by November 1.
It takes a lot of help to make this parade happen and we are always looking for volunteers. Please click on the link to sign up to be involved as a volunteer in this year’s parade. All applicatons must be recieved by November 1.
Since the deadline has now passed, please plan to help next year!
Veteran Support – Dignity Row
At the conclusion of the parade be sure to stay for the flag raising ceremony and visit “Dignity Row”: a collection of organizations containing Veteran Support, Information, Benefits, and Resources.