Veterans Appreciation Day Parade



The City of Hammond celebrates its 6th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10:00am in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial.

Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions and VFW posts, musical entertainment from area high school bands, antique military vehicles, Those Funny Little People and a flyover by the Lima Lima Flight Team.

A short program will immediately follow the parade at the Hessville Park Veteran Memorial at 173rd Street & Kennedy Avenue.

For more information on participating or sponsoring the parade, contact the Hammond Parks Department at (219) 853-6378.

To enter your organized group into the parade, fill out our online entry form here.

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade Route