The 2011 Veterans Day Parade in New York City, will take place on fifth Avenue from 23rd street to 56th street. Over 25,000 people take part in the parade every year in the city, making it the largest in the nation. The parade will feature floats, marching bands, various veteran groups, junior ROTC members and some of the families of veterans.
The Veterans Day commemoration begins with a wreath laying ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Eternal Flame in Madison Square Park.The veterans Day Parade will begin at 11am and will run until 2pm.
Veterans Day Parade
Where: Fifth Avenue From 23rd Street to 56th Street Map it
Time: 11:00 am – 2pm
Wreath Laying: 10:00 am at Eternal Flame in Madison Square Park (Madison Ave. and 23rd St.) Map it
Directions to the parade:
SUBWAY: N,R train will take you to the start of the parade at 23rd at. The S train to Grand Central Terminal will get you the middle of the parade route on 42nd st along with the 7 train which stops on 42nd street. The E and M train to 53rd street will take you to the end of the parade route.