Category: News

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Honors Veterans of All Eras with Grand Marshal Selections

PHOENIX, AZ – This year’s Veterans Grand Marshals of the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, have earned some of our nation’s highest honors, including Bronze Stars, Purple Hearts and more.  Selectees for 2018 are: WWII-Mike Rizzo (Scottsdale), U.S. Army – This Purple Heart recipient was close to not coming back from his service overseas five times, […]

2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade essay contest winners

Veterans Day Parade High School Essay Contest Open Now Through Sept. 24

Pictured above: The 2017 Essay Contest Winners – Ethan Brown of Seton Catholic Prep, Ruby Price of Shadow Ridge High School and Craig Ziegler of Sunrise Mountain High School – were escorted in the 2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade by the Hall of Flame Firefighters.   PHOENIX – High school students in Maricopa County can test […]

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshals Competition Now Open

PHOENIX, AZ – Honoring Arizona’s Veterans (HAV) announced today they are once again hosting the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Veterans Grand Marshal Competition. Who:  Veterans Grand Marshal Competition. What:  Seven Veterans will be selected to represent each era of service in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade and surrounding activities. When:  Competition runs June 1-30, 2018 […]

Cold War Veterans Focus of the 2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Parade Celebrates 21 Years with Theme “Silent Sacrifice” Glowing with tributes to our nation’s true heroes, our veterans, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will once again be presented by Honoring Arizona’s Veterans (HAV). Time:  LIVE Shots available from 5:30 to 9 a.m. Time:  Parade start 11 a.m., open to media Date:  Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 […]

Silent Sacrifice: Honoring Our Cold War Veterans

Who:  Honoring Cold War Veterans, those who served from 1955 until 1991 What:  Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, presented by Honoring Arizona’s Veterans When:  Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. Where:  Parade route runs southbound on Central Avenue starting at Montebello, turns east onto Camelback Road and then south on 7th Street, ending at […]

Veterans Day Parade High School Essay Contest Open Now through Sept. 30

PHOENIX – High school students in Maricopa County can test their writing mettle and win up to $500 cash by entering the essay contest for the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. In addition, each teacher named on the three winning entries, who encouraged and supported the competition, will win a $150 cash card to use in […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Looking forward to Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th

For Immediate Release Nov. 3, 2016 For information contact:  Paula Pedene 480-772-2934 Paula@PedenePR.com Parade Celebrates 20 Years with Theme “Welcome Home Vietnam Heroes” Glowing with tributes to our nation’s true heroes, our veterans, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will once again be presented by Honoring Arizona’s Veterans. Time:  LIVE Shots available from 4:30 to 9 […]

CALLING ALL SCOUTS! Here’s how to get involved in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

  The Phoenix Veterans Day Parade is a great, patriotic event – and a great way for Scouts to perform some important community service by distributing flags and programs! If your troop would like to get involved, here is everything you need to know. WHO: First, contact Perry Mason, Principal of Mountain Sky Junior High […]