Veterans Day Parade

Information on the Parade

The Merced County Veterans Council, Merced County Human Services Agency, and United Way of Merced County proudly announce the 2021 Veterans Day Parade in downtown Merced on Wednesday, November 11, 2021!  The parade events start at 1:00 p.m. with an opening ceremony at Bob Hart Square and the parade itself commences at 2:00 p.m.


Posted below is a flyer announcing the parade, the parade rules, an application to register as a parade participant, and a sponsorship form.  Please note that the entry fee is waived again this year.  To enter, simply return the completed application to the address listed on the bottom of the form, and keep the flyer and rules for future reference.

Every effort is made to conduct the parade in a cost efficient manner however, there are expenses that we would welcome additional assistance with.  If your group would like to donate any amount of money to help defray these costs, you can include that donation with your application.  Please note that all checks must be made out to “United Way of Merced County.”

Thank you in advance for your support in honoring the veterans of Merced County!

Veterans Day Events

  • 1:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony (Bob Hart Square)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Parade (Main Street)

For more information, call the County Veterans Service Office at (209) 385-7588, send an email to us or visit our office at 3376 North Highway 59, Suite D, Merced, CA 95348.