vet parade 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/4/13) – Join the Owensboro Daviess County Veterans Committee and the City of Owensboro for the 2013 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 9. The City of Owensboro is thrilled to be a part of the activities to help build on the success of this annual event to recognize and honor our local veterans.

As part of this year’s celebrations, we want to specially honor our Korean War Veterans on the 60th anniversary of the conflict. The City invites all Korean War Veterans to join the parade as honorary grand marshals in this year’s parade and attend a special dinner following the parade. Please contact Natalie Cecil at 270-687-8702 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register for the event.

This year’s parade will begin at 3:45 p.m. at Second Street and Crittenden Street. The parade route will travel west on Second St., north on Daviess St., and west on Veterans Boulevard ending at Frederica Street.

Following the parade, Smothers Park will be filled with live music leading up to a fireworks display at 5:30 p.m. over the Ohio River. The public is invited to come support our veterans and enjoy a great evening of fireworks.

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