Sons of the American Revolution (Silicon Valley Chapter) to Lead Today’s Veterans’ Day Parade in San Jose
Yes, again, the uniformed Sons of the American Revolution will muster first for this day’s Vets Day Parade in downtown San Jose. Militia with authentic muskets and Colonial officers from New York, Maryland, Virginia, Massachusettes, Pennsylvania ancestry will lead the proud charge of compatriots.
November 11, 2013 – SAN JOSE’S Veterans Day Parade
The 95rd Annual Veterans Day Parade will be held at 11:00am on Monday, November 11, 2013, near the “Shark Tank” of San Jose. The Parade begins at 12:00 noon [Pacific Standard Time] in downtown San Jose on Delmas Street and ends at San Carlos Street near the Fairmont Hotel.
Each year since 1919, the United Veterans Council of Santa Clara County (UVC) has
conducted an Armistice Day Ceremony and produced a Veterans Day Parade with support from the City of San Jose and County of Santa Clara.
This year’s Parade, the largest Veterans Day Parade in Northern California, honors all those who have served, and those who are continuing to serve their country.
The Opening Ceremony for the Veterans Day Parade begins on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month with a memorial ceremony at Plaza Cesar de Chavez on Market Street in honor of the 1918 Armistice of the “War to End All Wars”.