• Armed Forces Day Parade

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    Name: Armed Forces Day Parade
    Date: May 18, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    Event History

    After years of silence, the Armed Forces Weekend Committee (AFWC) is bringing back the Connersville Armed Forces Parade - - our tribute to the strength and spirit of this country. We are giving a "Welcome Home" to the Vietnam Veterans that is way overdue. We are celebrating our heritage, our freedom and the sacrifices of so many.  This event is a joint celebration with the Fayette County Bicentennial Committee during their weekend long Festival (May 16-19) in celebration of Fayette County's 200th Birthday!  Go to their Facebook page at: Fayette County Bicentennial - Indiana, for up to date information and schedule of the weekend's events.

    Event Highlights

    Enjoy the parade, food, music and displays in Roberts Park and the thrill of Geocashing. Something for the whole family.  Enjoy the parade and give the Veterans of the Vietnam War the welcome home the deserve.  After the parade, come to Roberts Park, enjoy the food (vendor booths will sell food), music and fellowship with members of the American Military.

    Parade and Display Information

    If you have an entry in the parade, a display or need information, call: 765-265-7109 or email  fayetteforward21@gmail.com for more information.
    For detailed event information, parade registration, etc., go online to:  https://fayette-forward.com/

    Event Media:
    Parade route
    Staging:  20th & Grand Avenue
    Ending:  Roberts Park
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat, May 18, 2019
    11am  staging/line-up for parade
    1pm  parade begins
    3pm  parade ends

    Contact Information:
    (765) 265-7109, fayetteforward21@gmail.com
    Free; spread the word.  Tell your friends and family to come celebrate with us. Bring your flags and wave them high!
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