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Honor veterans at downtown parade Nov. 10

Posted Nov. 5, 2018 | Last updated Nov. 7, 2018

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ROTC students march through Sundance Square in the 2017 Veterans Day Parade
ROTC students march through Sundance Square in the 2017 Veterans Day Parade.

The Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade will roll through downtown Fort Worth on Nov. 10. This year’s parade will honor the centennial of World War I and the establishment of Armistice Day.

The parade will feature more than 5,000 participants, including veterans, active military, Junior ROTC groups, school bands and civic and patriotic organizations. Grand marshal is Jim Hodgson, a Texas World War I Centennial Commemoration director.

Parade entries will begin staging at 8 a.m. at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St., and step off at 10:30 a.m. The parade will proceed south on Main Street to Sundance Square for an 11 a.m. opening ceremony.

After the ceremony, the parade will continue south on Main Street to West Fifth Street, west to Houston Street, then north on Houston Street to return to the staging area.

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