American Airlines Salute to Veterans Parade, Charlotte’s Veterans Day parade, takes place Saturday, November 9th, 2019, at 11 a.m. It starts at 700 North Tryon Street and ends at 600 South Tryon Street.
More than 4,000 participants gather to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
The event showcases:
- Local middle and high school bands
- Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program units
- Boy and Girl Scout troops
- Active military units
- Antique cars
- Veteran organizations
After the parade, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., veterans and active duty military personnel, and their families, can ride the Eye on Tryon Ferris Wheel at 7th and N. Tryon, for free.
More Veterans Day events
Learn about many ways that businesses are thanking veterans on Veterans Day, including free meals, car washes, haircuts and much more.