The City pays tribute to the nation’s veterans at the 17th annual Wayne Spence Folsom Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 11. The parade is held rain or shine and begins at 9 a.m. on Bidwell Street in front of the Target/Home Goods shopping center. The parade ends at Folsom City Lions Park with a brief ceremony to honor local veterans at the Veterans Memorial.
This year’s parade theme is “Remembering Our Veterans and Their Sacrifices” and local vetera, Fred Tully Jr., serves as grand marshal. Spectators along the parade route can expect to see more than 2,000 participants with marching bands, floats, classic cars, horseback riders, color guards and other community groups. Local dignitaries and veterans will judge the parade entries and present awards in a variety of categories.
The City of Folsom is accepting parade entries through Friday, October 27, 2017; find entry forms here or call 916-461-6615.