Salute to Veterans Parade

       Parade Registration deadline is October 13, 2024. Scroll down for Registration Link.
The West Mecklenburg High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program gratefully acknowledges the honor and privilege of marching in the Carolinas Freedom Foundation's annual "Salute to Veterans" Parade for over two decades. Through solemn cadences, our unit steadfastly honors the selfless sacrifice and service of our Veterans. We look forward to continuing our tradition of marching in the "Salute to Veterans" parade for many years to come!

SaturDAY, NOV. 9TH, 2024
salute to veterans parade

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2024 Veterans Day celebrations begin in Uptown Charlotte when the...
Carolinas Freedom Foundation Salute to Veterans Parade kicks off a week of celebrations and honor events as it Steps On Tryon St at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 9th.

More than 2,000 participants gather to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

The event showcases high school bands, pipe/drum/bugle corps, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), Scout troops, active military and first-responder units, motorcycles and classic vehicles, K9 service & Equine therapy groups, corporate veteran employees, veteran organizations, and more!

   Saturday, November 9 @ 11am  on Tryon from 9th to MLK  
                         Need to rent a float?

           Contact one of these vendors:

                    A.D. Kirby Floats 803-359-3134
                     Cline's Floats 828-241-3133

rOTC/JROTC Units and Marching bands:

 CMS units/bands register through your director/instructors. All other units/bands email


 Via the link below. Questions? Contact Susan Yarber at 980-422-3733 or email


 For information on sponsoring the Salute to Veterans Parade & events email

Join us in uptown charlotte for the
carolinas freedom foundation 2024

Salute to Veterans Parade


Date:Saturday November 9, 2024
Start Time:11:00am
Location Start:N Tryon St at 9th St
End:S Tryon St at MLK Blvd


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Parade Registration deadline October 13, 2024!