Rockdale Ave & Union St
New Bedford, MA 02740
This year’s parade was put together in a joint effort between the New Bedford Veteran’s Advisory Board, the City of New Bedford, as well as the New Bedford Veterans’ Services Department.
This year’s parade will take place on Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018. If the parade is cancelled there will be a service held at the Fort Taber Community Center located inside Fort Taber Park, 1000A S. Rodney French Blvd. and all are invited to attend. The service will begin at 1PM.
The parade will form at the intersection of Rockdale Ave and Union St (Buttonwood Park) beginning around 10:15AM and stepping off at 11AM.
The parade will march east on Union Street, then turn north onto County Street, and then turn east onto William Street to the reviewing stand located in front of the New Bedford Main Library on the corner of Pleasant Street and William Street.
A Veterans Day service will be held at the reviewing stand at the conclusion of the parade and all participants and parade attendees are encouraged to attend. Seating will be reserved for elderly and disabled veterans near the reviewing stand.