Run, parade and festival to honor veterans

The 17th annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade, the Veterans Classic 1-Mile Run and the Veterans Festival will all take place Saturday, Nov. 9.
Ninth District Councilmember Steven Neal’s office, the Long Beach Airport; the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine; the American Legion; and the Committees on Long Beach Veterans Day Parade and Festival are sponsoring the events.
The Veterans Classic Run will begin at 7:30am, the parade will step off at 10am, and the festival will start at 11:30am at Houghton Park, which is at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street.
The festival will feature food trucks, service organizations for military veterans and families, City departments and other vendors. Live music will be provided by the Jordan High Jazz Band & Drumline, Elvis Presley impersonator Fernie Ramirez and the Rush Hour Band. Call (562) 570-6137 for more information.

Source: Neal’s office

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