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City Seeks Participants for 2017 Veteran's Day Parade

Thursday, September 21, 2017


The City of Prescott is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, the annual Veteran's Day Parade will be held in downtown Prescott, Saturday, November 11, 2017. The parade will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m., following a brief ceremony at Courthouse Plaza that begins at 10:30 a.m.

This year's parade theme is: Honoring All Who Have Served: Let Us Never Forget. The City of Prescott is inviting parade entrants from the community to compete in seven categories this year. Each entry category will have a first palace winner and all entries will compete for a Best Overall Award. The categories are:

  • Fraternal Organizations
  • Motorized Groups
  • Music
  • Marching Units
  • Hospital entries by Veterans
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Commercial / Business

There is no fee to enter, and application forms and rules can be found on the Recreation Services section of the City website, under the Programs and Special Events tab, or entering this link. Individuals and groups interested in participating in the parade are asked to return the entry form no later than October 20, 2017, to assure proper staging and information prior to the event. Please direct questions or completed applications to Michelle Stacy-Schroeder, Recreation Coordinator, at (928) 777-1552.