Along Pine Avenue  ~ City Hall to the Pier Park
Friday Nov. 10, 1:00PM 

Please join us on this Veterans Day for Anna Maria’s first “Old Soldiers and Sailors Parade”. The parade starts at 1:00 on Pine Avenue, from City Hall to the City Pier Park. 

  • There will be an honor guard from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Lakewood Ranch High School Marching Band, the Privateers, floats, flags, beads and much more.
  • A flag and veterans salute ceremony in the park following the parade will be held along with an address by Gubernatorial Candidate Florida Senator Jack Latvala, our Parade Marshall and a champion of Home Rule.
  • Following the parade there will be an ice cream social at the Historical Museum Park.
  • All island as well as visiting veterans are asked to gather at city hall between noon and 12:45PM.  Veterans participating in the parade may either walk or ride the parade route. Some limited transportation will be available. 

Any individuals or businesses wishing to join the parade please click HERE for the application or call City Hall at 941-708-6130 extension 121. We look forward to seeing you then!