Richard W. Townsend Post 84

The 2018 Auburn Area Veterans Day Parade

and Community Ceremony and Luncheon  

   Honoring all veterans of the United States 

November 11, 2018

An Auburn community event since 1919.   

Honoring All Who Served  

The Parade  will begin at 10:50 A.M. at the upper end of Lincoln Way and proceed down Lincoln Way.  It will pause at the Central Square at 11:00 A.M..  There will be a brief patriotic ritual with the release of doves, followed by a fly-over, a three volley rifle salute followed by TAPS.  The parade will resume onto High Street and end at the Placer Building in the Gold Country Fairgrounds. 

The first 500 veterans will be awarded a commemorative medal honoring all veterans who have defended our country every day since the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775.

American flags and programs listing of the units in the parade will be distributed to spectators along the parade route.There will be rides provided to veterans who wish to be in the parade but cannot walk that distance.   Contact: Parade Director Roberta McGuinn, Tel: 530-885-3731     FAX: 530-823-9915

The Complementary Luncheon   (hotdogs, chips, cookies, soft drinks) will be served at the end of the parade route at the Placer Building.  All participants and spectators are invited to attend.

The "Proud To Be An American"Celebration and Ceremony  will be held at the Placer Building following the luncheon.  There will be music and speakers.

Come and join the celebration!      Come and join the salute!

Visit the Auburn Veterans Day Parade Committee Website:  

If you want to be in the parade, apply to the Parade Director.

(View: PARADE INFO, Details For Participation)


Below is a picture of our 2018 Veterans Medal