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Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing

November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The 6th annual Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing will be a fun-filled day for veterans and families. This year we will honor veterans of the Korean War, often referred to as “the forgotten war.” Seaman Robert Layes of Van Buren, Arkansas, will serve as Grand Marshal of the parade.

Floats, trucks, cars, tractors, walkers, runners, cyclists and other creative ways of participation are welcomed!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

11:00 am   Medals Presentation Ceremony

12:00 pm   Parade Begins

1:30 pm     Veteran Honors Ceremony

Dedication of Chaffee Crossing Veterans Memorial

OTHER ACTIVITIES

9:00 am – 4:00 pm      Chaffee Barbershop Museum open

Museum of Chaffee History open

11:00 am – 3:00 pm    Veteran Service Information Booths open

FREE Flu Shots – Courtesy of Mercy Fort Smith

11:00 am – 5:00 pm    Arkansas Helicopter rides – $20 per person

FOOD, BEVERAGES & FUN FOR EVERYONE!

11:00 am – 3:00 pm    7313 Terry St. (on the lawn area by the museums & stage)

  • 1,000 FREE Hot Dogs
  • FREE Popcorn
  • Food Trucks and soft drinks available for purchase
  • Kids’ inflatables and activities

500 FREE t-shirts for veterans!!!                                                                                                                                                               

Donations accepted:

Positive People of Fort Smith is collecting coats, blankets, hats, gloves, socks for veterans and their families

Details

Date:
November 4, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
http://chaffeecrossing.com/index.php?page=veterans-day-parade

Organizer

U.S. Marshals Museum
Phone:
(479) 709-3766
Email:
mbaldwin@usmmuseum.org

Venue

Chaffee Crossing
7020 Taylor Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72916 United States
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Phone:
(479) 452-4554