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Veterans Day Parade honors the 'Greatest Generation'


Last updated 11/3/2021 at 9:32am | View PDF

The annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade is Saturday, Nov. 6, starting at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Generation,” honoring those who served in World War II.

The parade route is along Tejon Street between Boulder and Vermijo in downtown Colorado Springs. Numerous active-duty units and a variety of community organizations participate in the parade, which draws thousands of spectators.

The parade is coordinated by a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to honor all veterans and to educate and inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices all veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom.”

Handicapped spectator parking:

On Bijou Street between Tejon Street & Nevada Avenue

Handicapped spectators can sit in their car and watch the parade, or watch from outside of their vehicle (their option).

Handicapped persons may also gain access to the Viewing Stand area at Pikes Peak and Tejon where we can accommodate persons in a wheelchair or those able to navigate bleachers. Use Cascade and Pikes Peak to gain access. Please call the Parade Office to make these arrangements: 719-413-1905

Regular parking (charges may apply):

City parking garage at Nevada & Kiowa,

City parking garage at Nevada & Colorado

City parking garage at Cascade & Bijou

Unhooded downtown parking meter

For more detailed route and parking information, visit


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