100th Annual Veterans Day Parade Monday

The Tucson Veterans Day Parade takes place on Monday, Nov. 11, in Downtown Tucson. The parade begins at 11 a.m., and this year’s theme is “100 Years of Honoring Veterans.” More than 100 entrants are expected.

Participants will start assembling at 8 a.m. The parade begins downtown at West Alameda Street and Granada Avenue, heads east on Alameda Street, north on Stone Avenue, west on Franklin Street, north on Church Avenue, west on 6th Street, then south on Granada Avenue, returning to the staging point on Alameda Street.

From 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., several downtown streets will be closed. Businesses, parking garages, and parking lots will be open and accessible. Local resident, pedestrian, and bicycle access will be maintained in and around street closures.

Morgan McDermott Legion Post 7 is the lead sponsor of the parade. For more information, call (520) 622-8703.

In addition to the parade, Reid Park Zoo is offering free admission on Monday to all active-duty and retired military members and their families with military identification. The Zoo will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.