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