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75th National Veterans Day Parade

75th National Veterans Day Parade

Nov 11th 20221:30 pm

In 1982, President Ronald Reagan granted Weeks the Presidential Citizenship Medal, recognizing him as the driving force behind the national holiday and the “Father of Veterans Day.” Weeks led the first National Veterans Day Parade in 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama, and he continued the tradition until his passing in 1985.

    75th National Veterans Day Parade

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    • 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Junior Boulevard
    • Birmingham, AL 35203


    The parade starts and ends near Boutwell Auditorium. Visit website for parade route information.


    Birmingham is located in the Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Area of the Central Alabama Region

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