Houston Salutes American Heroes - Veterans Day Celebration


Join Us Monday, November 11, 2013!


Veterans Day Parade Log





Houston Shows Support with Ceremony, Parade, AT&T Veterans Job Fair and Walgreens Veterans Health Fair.


Mayor Annise D. Parker and the City of Houston will show support for our Armed Forces and celebrate the annual “Houston Salutes American Heroes” Veterans Day Celebration.


Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. in Hermann Square with the fourth annual AT&T Veterans Job Fair and the third annual Walgreens Veterans Health Fair. The ceremony will also take place at 11 a.m. on the steps of City Hall. A moment of silence will be observed at 11 a.m., in memory of the WWI signing of the Armistice.


Monday, November 11, 2013

• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. AT&T Veterans Job Fair
• 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Walgreens Veterans Health Fair
• 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ceremony
• 12:30 p.m. American Heroes Parade sponsored by H-E-B


Parking: Free parking is available from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Theater District Parking, entrances #2 and #5 only.



Go to 2013 Sponsors (.html)



View the 2013 Flyer (.jpg)



Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Ivany (.html)


2013 Parade Video



Courtesy of ABC13




Photo Galleries


Click on the graphics or text links below the graphics to view photo galleries.


2013 Parade Route Map

2013 Parade Route Map


View full-sized map (.jpg)


Download a printable map (.pdf)

American Heroes Parade Sponsored By

H-E-B Logo


AT&T Veterans Job Fair




Walgreens Veterans Health Fair




Walgreens will provide:


  1. Flu Shots/Immunizations
  2. Blood Glucose
  3. BMI Body Mass Index / Diabetic Foot Screenings
  4. Blood Pressure Screening
  5. Health Guide/Post Screening Consultation
  6. Medicare D / Affordable Care Act
  7. Bone Density
  8. Job Fair Booth “Hire a Vet”

For More Information


Mayor's Office of Special Events

City Hall.

901 Bagby, 4th Floor

Houston, TX 77002

PHONE: 832.393.0868

E-MAIL: veteransday@houstontx.gov


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Go to www.houstonspecialevents.org




Sponsorship Information


For Event Sponsorship Information please contact:

Susan Bono
Major Accounts Manager
Mayor's Office of Special Events
Direct: 832.393.1037


Debbi Elliott-Griffith
Division Manager, Sponsorship
Mayor's Office of Special Events



Go to Sponsorship Information