Frequently Asked Questions

What day and time is the Parade?

Always on Veterans Day, November 11th at 10:30 am.

What is the parade route?

The Parade starts at the intersection of 10th and Liberty Avenue and proceeds along Liberty.

When was the first Pittsburgh Veterans Day parade?

1919 on Veterans Day

What does the Veterans Day parade symbolize?

The signing of the Treaty of Versailles in Paris ended WWI on November 11, 1919, at precisely 11 am.

Can anybody march in the parade?

Yes with permission from the Federation of War Veterans- Contact Chris Brown.

I understand the parade is produced strictly by volunteers and is financed solely by contributions, is it a non profit organization?

Yes and yes we are a 501 (c) (19 ) nonprofit organization 

How do I donate to or sponsor the Pittsburgh Veterans Day Parade?

Donate through our website or contact us for sponsorship details

Are my donations tax deductible?

Yes, we will have our W-9 available to our donor and sponsors.

Could I volunteer to help with the parade?

Yes, please contact us!

Do I have to be in a veteran to march in the parade or help with the parade?


Is there a cost to march or have a float in the parade?

If you are not a veteran or veteran service organization, you are welcome to participate in the parade, however, we appreciate donations.