City Seeks Participants for 2023 Veteran’s Day Parade

PRESCOTT, AZ (August 17, 2023) – The City of Prescott is excited to announce that the 2023 Veterans Day Parade will be held in Downtown Prescott on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Opening ceremonies will take place at 10:30am on the stage at the intersection of Cortez St. and Union St., with parade beginning at 11:00am.  

This year’s parade theme is:  Honoring Our Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans…A New Generation of Warriors 

 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: 

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

Participation in the parade is open to everyone and all are welcome! Individuals, businesses, organizations and groups interested in participating in the parade are asked to return your entry form no later than October 23, 2023, to assure proper staging and information prior to the event. 

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 in your web browser: then scroll down to Veteran’s Day Parade Info.

Please direct questions or completed applications to Michelle Stacy-Schroeder, Recreation Services Administrative Supervisor, at (928) 777-1552.