Miami Lakes Veterans Parade steps off November 10

Community Tuesday, November 5, 2013


The 34th annual Miami Lakes Veterans Day Parade will take place on Sunday, November 10, beginning promptly at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at the corner of Bull Run Road and Ludlam Road (N.W. 67 Avenue) and will head south on Ludlam Road. 

There will be two main spectator grandstands – one on Miami Lakes Drive and Ludlam Road, and the other on Miami Lakes Drive and Miami Lakeway South. All participants will assemble between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. along Bull Run Road, north of Main Street. Parade participants will include Mayor Wayne Slaton and the Town Council, bands from local high schools, and JROTC’s, local sports clubs, a variety of scouting units, and many more. 

Major Charles James has been selected to lead the parade as Grand Marshall. Immediately following the parade, a special ceremony will be held on the corner of Main Street and New Barn Road where the Mayor and Council will honor the Grand Marshall and all Miami Lakes veterans, including the presentation of a folded flag. 

All veterans are invited to participate and are asked to contact Clarisell De Cardenas at 305-512-7133 to be included. For information and/or to enter a club or organization in the parade, contact De Cardenas, the town’s Special Events and Committees coordinator, at 

Sponsors are still needed to offset the cost of the parade. Visit the town’s website at for more information.