Pay your respects to our military. The parade marches through the heart of downtown Reno and honors those who have sacrificed to protect our country.
Start Time and Parade Route
The parade will take place Saturday, November 11, 2017 (Veterans Day!), rain or shine. It starts at approximately 11:20am (at the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony, see below) and ends between 1:00pm-2:00pm. The parade goes north on Virginia Street from the Virginia Street Bridge at 1st Street and marches north to 5th Street.
Spectators (especially family & friends of participants) are encouraged to gather to show their support along the parade route. VIP’s and announcers will review the parade from the Virginia Street Bridge, 2nd and Virginia streets, the Reno Arch, and 4th Street.
The parade is preceded by a traditional opening ceremony at the the Virginia Street Bridge. The ceremony begins at 11:11am (The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month) with a fly by and concludes with a wreath tossing at 11:20am.