Flagler Veterans Day Parade Honors Local Heroes in the City of Bunnell

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The City of Bunnell proudly announces the Flagler Veterans Day Parade, an event set to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Commencing at 10:00 AM, the parade will honor and pay tribute to the courageous men and women who selflessly served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The procession will embark from the Historic Coquina City Hall and culminate at the Flagler County Government Services Building (GSB), where a touching Veterans Day ceremony will follow.

Traffic Advisory and Event Schedule:

On Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 10:00 AM, the Flagler County Veterans Day Parade will grace E. Moody Boulevard (SR 100) in the City of Bunnell. E. Moody Boulevard (SR 100) will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic between US 1 and N. Palmetto Street from 9:00 AM until approximately 11:30 AM.

During this time, those aiming to attend the parade are advised to access side streets from US 1 northbound or SR 100 westbound for parking and joining the commemorative event. Vehicular traffic on US 1 is encouraged to utilize Belle Terre Boulevard or alternative routes to access SR 100. Meanwhile, SR 100 westbound will remain open to traffic and detoured at N. Palmetto Street to E. Magnolia Street for access to US 1.

The schedule for the day’s events is as follows:

8:00 AM: Parade Line-up Begins at Historic Coquina City Hall, 200 S. Church St, Bunnell
9:00 AM: Parade Route Closed to ALL vehicle traffic
10:00 AM: Flagler Veterans Day Parade Commences
11:00 AM: Parade Concludes (approx.)
11:30 AM*: Veterans Day Ceremony begins at the Flagler County Government Services Building
Followed by a FREE BBQ Picnic sponsored by Woody’s BBQ at the GSB*

*Timing subject to change

The parade, a testament of appreciation to our valiant veterans, will feature over 300 participants, including military units, marching bands, local organizations, and various community groups. They will march with pride and honor through the heart of Bunnell, recognizing the sacrifices and contributions of our esteemed veterans.

Some of the distinguished participants in the parade include:

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
  • American Legion 115
  • Flagler County Sheriff’s Office
  • Flagler County Fire Rescue
  • Palm Coast Fire Department
  • Flagler Corvette Club
  • A1A Jeep Club
  • Halifax Health Continuing Care
  • Flagler Palm Coast High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC)
  • Matanzas High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)
  • Flagler County Detachment 876 Marine Corps
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Chapter 41 Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

…and numerous other enthusiastic contributors from the community!

Congressman Mike Waltz, recognized for his steadfast support of the military and veterans, is the Grand Marshal of this prestigious event.

The entire community is encouraged to join us in honoring our local heroes. All local municipalities are participating and supporting this significant event, underlining the unity and gratitude we hold for all our veterans.

For additional information or inquiries, please contact:

Chief David Brannon
Bunnell Police Department

By Kim Hunt

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