Auburn’s 58th annual Veterans Parade & Observance


Auburn, Washington is typically designated by the Veterans Day National Committee and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Site for the celebration of Veterans Day. The City of Auburn is proud to be a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner and considers it an honor and privilege to host this annual event. Auburn has hosted the Veterans Parade since 1965. Now in its 58th year, the parade has grown into one of the largest parades of its kind in the United States of America. The 2023 event is planned for Saturday, November 11 with the parade starting at 11:00am. The day-long activities run from 7:00am-10:00pm.

The purpose of Auburn’s Veterans Parade & Observance is to positively focus on honoring our country’s veterans and active military personnel. Through our parade, we focus recognition on congressionally-recognized Veteran Service Organizations and their auxiliaries, the military and military reserve, National Guard and ROTC. The goals and purposes of Auburn’s Veterans Parade & Observance are to give honor to our country’s veterans and to their military missions of defending freedom around the world. View the Parade Rules & Regulations to determine if your group is eligible to participate. All the details at


25 West Main Street

Auburn , Washington 98001

Contact Information:

Kristy Pachciarz