The Parade Planning Committee is so please to have Delaware Governor John Carney attending this year's parade! This parade is filled with exciting and distinguished visitors and we are so honored to have them help honor our Veterans. Keep watching for more entries!
Just In!!!!!! The Ocean City Police Mounted Unit will be joining the Long Blue Line for the Grand Finale of this year's parade! Make sure to come out as we honor our Veterans and our Police Officers!
Get your last minute entries in today! If you can't submit them today, please call 302-569-2770. Remember there is no fee to enter and if you have a business, it is great free advertisement while you help us honor our Veterans. Just put on some Red, White and Blue and come join the fun!
This year, we are planning a very special Grand Finale for the parade. We are inviting Police Department across the Eastern Shore to send an officer with a vehicle to form a "long blue line". We feel this will not only honor our Veterans but our Police Officers as well. Any Police Unit may join the finale by calling 302-569-2770 or by emailing Sussexvetday@gmail.com
Delmarva Drone Services has agreed to provide aerial photography of the parade this year! The owner is a Veterans and we are so thrilled to have his services. Visit Delmarva Drone Services at: https://www.delmarvadronephotography.com
Start the morning off by visiting the yard sale at the Hitchens Homestead for unique and reasonably priced items. This will benefit the Laurel Historical Society. Yard Sale Starts at 7 am.
2nd Regiment Delaware Volunteers Infantry, a Civil War Infantry Unit, has entered this year's parade. So Far, this will give us an entry representing the Revolutionary War, Civil War, Vietnam and Desert Storm. More entries are coming in. This is a must see parade!
Parade entries continue to come in. New entries include: First State Dance Academy/ Dance Co-X, Delmarva Broadcasting, Eastern Shore Jeep Association, International Order of the Odd Fellows, D'Anne Danse Studio, and the Laurel Alumni Association. Vendors are starting to come in and so are entries for the Bike & Car Show.
Please get your entries in soon!
The National Desert Storm War Memorial will have a unit marching in the parade and please make sure to find their booth following the parade. They are raising money for the National Desert Storm War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Sports Fans, The Semi-Professional Basketball Team - The Delaware Eastern Shore Generals will be joining the parade this year! Come out and say hello and thank them for supporting our Veterans.