Veterans Day Parade
- Updated on Monday, October 15, 2012, 9:00 pm
With over 200 entries, and as many as 40,000 spectators, Albany hosts the largest Veterans Day parade west of the Mississippi. it is organized and run every year by the volunteer efforts of the Veterans Commemoration Association. The parade features veterans from wars past and present, marching units, military vehicles, and marching bands.
The parade starts at the overpass on Pacific Highway, then right on Lyons, left on 2nd to Ferry St., left to 4th, ending at the Linn County courthouse at 300 3rd Ave. SW.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Veteran of the Year Banquet:
7:00pm – 10:00pm
American Legion Santiam Post # 51, 148 Main St., Lebanon, Oregon
Tickets available $ 22.50 per person. Social Hour begins at 6:00pm
Saturday, November 10, 2012:
Breakfast Around Town:
6:00am – 9:30am Optimists Pancake Breakfast
West Albany High School Cafeteria
9:00am – 11:00am Eagles Club Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast
127 Broadalbin St. NW
Memorial Service and Parade Information:
8:30am – 9:15am Veterans Day Memorial Service
Timber Linn Park, Linn Co. Veterans Memorial, Albany, Oregon
Continental Breakfast for all dignitaries onsite beginning at 8:00 am
11:00am – Albany Veterans Day Parade
(Route from Pacific Blvd/Lyons St/2nd Ave/Ferry St/to 5th Ave)
"Veterans – Always Ready – Always Serving"
Grand Marshal: Joseph " Papa" Novak
2:00pm - Awards Ceremonies
Linn Co. Courthouse steps. Begins approx. 20 minutes after parade ends.
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