Largest Veterans Day Parade west of the Mississippi since 1951
Join with us:
Monday November 11th
Honor Them All
Albany, Oregon, we come together each year to honor all Veterans with personal salutes and shouts of Welcome Home!
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Veterans Day Activities
Sunday, November 10th
6pm Veteran of the Year Banquet
An evening to honor the Veteran of the Year, distinguished veterans and where friends reconnect. An evening to honor those who have served both their country and their communities.
Location: Linn Co. Fair and Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Rd, SE, Albany
Doors open at 6pm with dinner and the evening’s program beginning at 7pm.
Call (541) 981-2390 for tickets. or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve.
Depending on availability, Tickets may be available at the door.
Veterans Day - Monday, November 11th
Breakfast around town:
6:30 am – 9:30 am - Optimist Club Annual Pancake Breakfast;
West Albany High School - Cost $ per person, $ Veterans/Military/children under the age of 12.
8:30am Veterans Day Memorial Service
Linn Co. Veterans Memorial, Timber Linn Memorial Park, Albany
POW/MIA and Gold Star wreaths will be placed in remembrance.“Oregon’s Own” 234th Army Band will perform a medley of service songs, guest speakers will honor all. Oregon Army National Guard Bravo Battery, 2-218 FA - 21 gun salute and Taps will be sounded.
Coffee served on site beginning at 7:30am – provided by Dutch Bros. Coffee
11am Albany Veterans Day Parade
68th annual Albany Veterans Day Parade. 3rd Largest Veterans Day Parade in the Nation and the Largest West of the Mississippi ! The Parade marches through Historic Downtown Albany. Join with us as we honor all our honored veterans with personal salutes and shouts of Welcome Home !
2:30pm Veterans Day Parade Awards Ceremony
(following the end of the parade)
Immediately following the Veterans Day Parade on the steps of the Linn County Courthouse. (4th Ave SW and Broadalbin) Awards for those judged while on the parade route. Please have representatives present: Bands, Marching units and Color Guards.