On the 11th hour
of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice
was declared between the Allied nations and Germany
In the First World War, then known as ”the Great War”.
Armistice Day beginning the following year, November 11th became
a legal federal holiday in the United States In 1938. In the aftermath
of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became
Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars.
November 11th, 2013
Who is Welcome:
The Topeka Veterans Day Parade is
open to the public and American Veterans,
Blue Star Families, Gold
Reserve & Active duty Military members.
THANK YOU 12-HOUR ENERGY FOR YOUR GENEROUS DONATION:
Please enter at 1st and Topeka Blvd, then on 1st
street go east towards Kansas Avenue.
Staging management will be
at 4th and Kansas. Parade entrants may line up as early
but no later than 11am.
There will be no parking In the staging area for non-parade entries,
so all entrants
who will be gathering their groups need to plan
accordingly. All groups and individuals
SCHOOL BUSES Please park at the following locations; State Parking
lot at 6th & Harrison.
Please meet at 4th and Kansas Avenue- Look for red,
white and blue balloons.
Volunteers may park at SW corner of 4th and Kansas before 9am after
parking around staging area.