The Veterans Day Parade in Maricopa has been held since 2017. File photo by Mason Callejas

If you go

2020 Veterans Day Parade

The fourth annual Veterans Day Parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 on the east side of Maricopa.

Spectators, participants and volunteers are expected to adhere to CDC guidelines in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Monitors will walk the route before and during the march to ensure spectators are physical distancing. Markings will be painted at least six feet apart on the sidewalks to help parade-goers maintain a safe distance from others, and volunteers will walk the route throughout the parade to help ensure the safety of all. Congregating before and after the event will not be permitted.

Parade route

  • Parade will start at 9 a.m. from Legacy Traditional School, head west on Bowlin Road, then north on Porter Road, ending at Leading Edge Academy parking lot

Road closures

  • North Porter Road and West Adams Way (8:30 a.m. hard close)

  • North Porter Road and Alan Stephens Parkway (8:30 a.m. hard close)

  • North Bowlin Road and west side of Smith Farms Circle across from Central Arizona College (7 a.m. hard close)

  • Glennwilde Community Entrance: North Bowlin Road and North Emma Lane (8:30 a.m. hard close)

  • Smith Farms Circle and West Tamara Lane (7 a.m. hard close)

  • West Adams Way and North Falcon Lane (8:30 a.m. hard close)

Alternative roads

  • White and Parker Road, for residents in the community near Legacy Traditional School and Central Arizona College
  • Stonegate Road and Glennwilde Drive for residents in Glennwilde community

Parking areas

  • Sequoia Pathway – Spectator parking
  • Saddleback Elementary – East side parking lot for disabled guests
  • Legacy Traditional School – Open to participants and the public
  • Pacana South Parking Lot – For spectators and veterans

Veterans Parade Route Revise

Areas to view the parade

Spectators can enjoy the parade from both sides of West Bowlin Road between Regent Drive and North Porter Road, and along both sides of Porter from Bowlin to the end of parade route. Lawn chairs can be set on the sidewalks but it is not permitted to stand or set chairs in the street.

End point

Veterans participating in the parade can turn into Leading Edge west-side parking lot. Other vehicles and floats will end in the north parking lot at Saddleback Elementary School on North Adams Lane.


In case of an emergency, please dial 911.

Lost and Found

Volunteers will help connect children separated from their families at the announcing area by Saddleback Elementary.