Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Southeast N.C. Veterans Parade:

What is the mission of the parade?

Our Mission is to provide a venue to bring together and honor all U.S. military veterans each year on or near Veterans Day.

When is the parade?

The 2024 Southeast N.C. Veterans Parade steps off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

Where is the parade?

The parade will be on Third Street in downtown Wilmington, N.C., starting at Hanover Street and ending at Market Street.

How do I enter the parade?

All veterans, veterans groups, military organizations, first responders, school and marching bands may participate at no cost. Complete the application form to participate in the upcoming Veterans Day Parade.

How do I become a sponsor or volunteer to help with the parade?

Feel free to fill out this form to volunteer, this form to become a sponsor, or call us with any questions or inquiries. We would love to speak with you about becoming a part of the Veterans Day Parade as a Sponsor or Volunteer!

Phone: (910) 279-0956

6731-1 Amsterdam Way • Wilmington, NC 28405
Email: [email protected]

How do I donate to the parade?

Visit our Donations page to donate to the parade.

Where can I learn  more about the Veterans Celebration & Information Fair?

The Veterans Celebration and Information Fair, presented by the Southeast N.C. Veterans Parade, gives organizations that have services tailored to veterans and their families a chance to talk with the veterans, families and supporters who turn out for the annual parade. For more information on how to participate as an organization, email [email protected].