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Knoxville hosts 94th Annual Veterans Day Parade

The annual parade stepped off at 10:45 a.m. from the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and wound through downtown.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — Knoxville’s 94th Veterans Day Parade was on Monday, Nov. 11 and wound through Downtown Knoxville. 

The parade stepped off at 10:45 a.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium, proceeded west on Church Avenue and turned north on Gay Street.

At 11 a.m., the parade stopped near Mast General Store for a ceremony for attending veterans. The parade then continued down Gay Street to Magnolia Avenue.

It featured seven high school marching bands, vintage military vehicles and was led by the University of Tennessee Army ROTC Color Guard.

Retired U.S. Army Capt. Mark Brogan served as Grand Marshal for the parade.

You can watch the parade here:

Traffic closures:

  • Gay Street between Church and Magnolia will be closed to on-street parking at 8 a.m. and close to traffic at 10:40 a.m.
  • Market Street and Union Avenue will close to parking and traffic at 9 a.m.
  • Streets will reopen to parking and traffic after the parade is over around 12:30 p.m.