This year the opening ceremonies have been expanded with a ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the 9/11 War on Terror Monument on the Clark Street side of Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza. Also, there will be a ceremony at 10:15 a.m. at the Korean War Memorial located on the 6th Street side of the Plaza.
The annual Paducah Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at 6th and Washington Streets. It will travel along Washington Street until it turns right on Walter Jetton Boulevard. It will then turn right on Broadway and head toward the riverfront. At 2nd Street it will turn left and disband in the parking lot adjacent to the Farmers' Market.
Stay tuned for additional information about the parade including the parade application and applications for the Distinguished Veteran and Patriot Awards.
For more information about the Veterans Day Parade or related activities, visit the Parks Services Department at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive or call 270-444-8508.