#Petaluma’s Veteran’s Day Parade: Schedule, Highlights, History & Video

The Petaluma Veterans Day Parade is always on the day of November 11th at 1:00PM. 

Here is the schedule of events:

  • 5:00 AM Road Closures Begin – See Patch article above for specific road closures.
  • 11:00 AM Participants start staging for the event on 4th Street, from D Street south to I Street.
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Music will play in the gazebo
  • 1:00 PM Parade begins
  • 2:45 PM (Approximately) at gazebo, a prayer by Herb Louden, Pearl Harbor Chaplin, Pledge of Allegiance, introduction of Speakers of the Day, Military Anthems.
  • The National Anthem and God Bless America will be sung this year by Celestial City.

Expected Parade Participant Highlights

  • Grand Marshalls this year are three WWII Veterans born in Petaluma – Lichau, Grove, Castelluci.
  • There will be Clydesdales in the parade pulling Gold Star parents Lombardi Harriott.
  • The Marin Sheriff’s Posey is joining the parade this year. They do search and rescue.
  • A Huey Heliocopter will fly over the parade, Sheriff’s & US Coast Guard Helicoptes.
  • Nanchangs are scheduled to fly over the parade.
  • Parade announcers are located at the Petaluma Museum, Putnum Plaza, and in front of the Hide Away Bar.
  • The attached logo is created & printed by Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker Factory. The company has donated these stickers for the past 9 years.
  • A float with the Julius Forcucci family will be in the parage.
  • The US Air Force Band of the West will perform.
  • Go to the Sponsor Page to see our supporters

2 thoughts on “#Petaluma’s Veteran’s Day Parade: Schedule, Highlights, History & Video”

  1. Please let me know if you make the 2014 Petaluma Vet’s Day Parade available for viewing. Very much enjoyed your website!
    Thank you!

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