100th annual NYC Veterans Day Parade: what you need to know

Kimberly Dole
November 11, 2019 - 6:48 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 100th annual NYC Veterans Day Parade is set to kick off at 10:30 a.m. on Monday in the largest commemoration of service in our nation. 

President Donald Trump, accompanied by U.S. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger, will address the vets at the opening ceremony and participate in a wreath laying at Madison Square Park.

At 12:45 p.m. the Mayor will attend the New York City Veterans Day Parade and will hold a brief media availability.

At 3:30 p.m. the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum holds their annual Veterans Day ceremony.

Over 25,000 people participate, including vets, active duty military personnel, and high school and college bands and floats.

The parade will kick off at 24th Street and Fifth Avenue at noon and proceed on Fifth Avenue to 48th Street.

Here is a list of street closures released by the NYPD ahead of the parade and festival:

5th Avenue between 23rd Street and 24th Street
24th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
25th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
26th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
27th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
28th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
46th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Broadway between Liberty Street and Battery Place Kwok/Getty Images

Festival:

46th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Additional street closures will include:

43rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
41st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
30th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
25th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
22nd Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
5th Avenue between 22nd Street and 23rd Street
Broadway between 22nd Street and 23rd Street
6th Avenue between 28th Street and 23rd Street
Madison Avenue between 26th Street and 23rd Street
Park Avenue between 26th Street and 23rd Street
26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
24th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
23rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue

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