The City of San Marcos is now accepting entries for the 2021 Veterans Day Parade, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6 and presented by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee. The parade will begin at 10 a.m., with pre-parade activities and entertainment beginning on the lawn of the Hays County Courthouse at 9 a.m.
The theme of this year’s parade will be “Honoring All Who Served the United States of America.” Everyone is invited to participate, including veterans’ groups, military organizations, civic clubs, bands, drill teams, public officials, equestrians, youth teams, and classic vehicles. There is no fee to participate, but all entries must fill out an application no later than Oct. 29. Applications may be found online at www.sanmarcostx.gov/parade.
Kiwanis Club Kids Bicycle Brigade
The Kiwanis Club of San Marcos will be on hand between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. to help decorate bicycles, tricycles, and scooters for the parade. Free flags, streamers, and sign materials will be available on the Courthouse lawn. Children ages 5 and older are invited to join as Kiwanis Club members lead an escort into the parade and around the Courthouse. Pre-registration for the Kiwanis Club Kids Bicycle Brigade is not necessary. Participants will be entered into a drawing for a free bicycle.
For more information about the Veterans Day Parade, call Parks and Recreation at 512.393.8400. For media inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Dept.:
The Parks and Recreation Department works to provide the citizens and visitors of San Marcos the highest level of programs, parks, facilities, and services that will positively enhance our vision of the community. The Parks and Recreation Department has a history of providing not only diverse and continuous programs for citizens and visitors alike but also excels in providing maintained parks such as Rio Vista Park and many more activities and resources for everyone in San Marcos.