2019 Veterans Day Parade & Breakfast in San Marcos | Kids Out and About Austin

2019 Veterans Day Parade & Breakfast in San Marcos

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 11/09/2019
Honoring All Who Served will be the theme of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 9 sponsored by the City of San Marcos with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations.
Veterans groups, military organizations, civic clubs, bands, drill teams, public officials, equestrians, youth teams, classic vehicles and others are invited to join the Veterans Day Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and wind through downtown San Marcos. A popular free biscuit and gravy breakfast will again be served on the County Courthouse lawn beginning at 8:30 a.m. along with entertainment leading up to the parade.

Hey Kids—Join the Kiwanis Club Kids Bicycle Brigade! Show your support for Veterans by decorating and riding your bike in the parade from 9-10 a.m. preceding the parade. Bring your bikes and helmets to the Courthouse lawn where you can decorate with FREE flags, streamers, and sign materials. Join in as the Kiwanis Club members escort you into the parade. Ages 5 & older please. Bicycles, training wheels, and scooters are welcome.

The Farmer's Market and Art Squared are also going on at the same time so there is lots to see and do!

Nomination forms for grand marshal should be submitted to Lisa Morris at lmorris@sanmarcostx.gov or they can be dropped off or mailed to the Parks and Recreation office at the Grant Harris Building, located at 401 E. Hopkins Street, San Marcos, 78666. Nominations must include the full name and relevant details of the individual’s military service, along with detailed contact information, including a telephone number. The nomination form is posted on the city website http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/1615/Veterans-Day-Parade. The nomination deadline is Oct. 8.

Criteria for nomination include:
• Must be a San Marcos area resident
• Must have served in the U.S. military during a time of military conflict
• Must have been honorably discharged from the service
• Must be willing to share his or her military service memories

The deadline for entering the parade is Oct. 25. No fee to enter. Veterans Day Parade rules & guidelines and application can be found at http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/1615/Veterans-Day-Parade. To volunteer visit: https://signup.com/go/pmTFJSU. For more information, email jmach@sanmarcostx.gov or call Parks and Recreation at 512.393.8400.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


City of San Marcos


630 E. Hopkins
San Marcos, TX, 78666
United States


Contact name: 
Jessica Ramos
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
8:30 AM – 12 PM