Veterans Day Parade

The City of Aurora recognizes the dedication of local military service men and women that have served our country at the annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Parade Festivities

The parade steps off at the corner of Benton and Broadway at 10:15 a.m. ending at the GAR Memorial Hall, where the "Honoring All Who Served" ceremony takes place. The ceremony includes a military rifle salute by veteran organizations at 11 a.m., the exact time the armistice was signed that ended WWI.

Groups Participating

Groups participating in the parade include:
  • AMVETS Post 103
  • Aurora Fire Department Honor Guard
  • Aurora Police Department
  • City of Aurora Veteran's Advisory Council
  • East Aurora High School Marching Tomcats
  • East Aurora High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps
  • Fox Valley Marines
  • Marmion Academy Flannigan Rifles
  • Roosevelt-Aurora American Legion Post 84
  • Waidley VFW Post 468


For further information please contact the City's Special Events Division.
Veterans Day Parade