More than 40 groups made up of veterans, active military personnel, everyday citizens and high school students will participate in the 13th Annual Greenville Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebration in downtown Greenville on Saturday.
Organizers said the events will honor active, retired and deceased men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for their service.
The parade starts at 5 p.m. on Main Street at the intersection of McBee Avenue and ends at Markley Street.
The celebration will continue at Pendleton Street Baptist Church with an all-American cruise-in, military displays, military re-enactors, JROTC demonstrations, food, live music, classic cars and more.
The parade will feature active and reserve military units from the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and National Guard, the Greenville County Sheriff's office, multiple fire departments across Greenville County and several other Upstate military support groups, schools and organizations.
Organizers said veterans of all eras are welcome to ride on floats in the parade, and are asked to arrive at SunTrust Bank from at McBee and Falls Street by 4:30 p.m.
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