The focal point of the day is the one and one-half hour long parade, beginning at noon, and featuring more than 90 veteran and military organizations from throughout Central New York.  Local high school marching bands join the procession adding patriotic charm with their performances. The parade is based on old-fashioned military style parades and features military vehicles, local military units, and many contingents of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion Posts. Every branch of the armed services and every conflict since and including WWII are represented. Veterans who participated in prior years have expressed gratification at seeing the crowds waving flags and acknowledging them as the parade winds around Chevy Court.   


CNY Veterans Parade and Expo

Nov. 6, 2021

NYS Fairgrounds

 Participants Include:
1969 V-100 Commando 
American Legion Dunbar Post 164
American Red Cross
AMVETS Post 370
Arthur Butler post, 359th East Syracuse 
Baldwinsville Marching Band
Betsy Baldwin Chapter, NSDAR
Central Square American Legion Color Guard ( Fuller / Taylor Post-915 ) 
Cicero American Legion 787
Cicero American Legion Riders
City of Syracuse Highland Pipe Band
Civil Air Patrol
Clear Path for Veterans
Coonley-Nojaim Nojaim Ch 30.
Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider Foundation
CSEA Local
DAV Syracuse chapter #8
DAV Veterans Transportation Network
Downbeat Percussion 
Dunbar American Legion Post 1642
EASY Company of the NY-PENN Military Vehicle Collectors Club
Fayetteville - Owahgena Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution
Fort Drum Band
Fort Drum Color Guard and Marchers
Fort Drum Marching & Static vehicles
Gates Keystone Club POLICE Pipes and Drums
Geneva American Legion Winnek Post # 396 - doughboys
Gregory J Harris Military Courtesy Room
Henninger Parade Band
Honor Flight Syracuse
Howard Hanna
Indian River Marching Warriors
ITAM John Venditti Post #1
Jordan-Elbridge High School Marching Band 
Knights of Columbus- St. Joseph's Council #5398
Lakers for Veterans 
Marine Corps League, Syr. Det 224
Mattydale American Legion Post 1832 
Miss Military Star NY
Mobile Vet Center
Navy - Syracuse Operations Center
Navy - Syracuse Operations Center
Navy Band Northeast
Navy Seabee Veterans of America
New York State University Police Department at Upstate Medical
NYS Division of Veterans Affairs
NYS Troopers 
Onondaga County Sheriff
Ontario District Elks
Patriot Club c/o FM High School
Patriot Guard 
PSLA @ Fowler High Schools NJROTC program
Rome Marcing Band
Sal Bounocore
Salt City Chapter of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
Sk American Legion  Post 1324
Soldier On
Solvay Geddes Vets
Solvay, Geddes, Camillus Lions Club
Syracuse Marine Parents 
Syracuse Scottish Pipe Band 
Syracuse University ROTC
Syracuse VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service, In-home Respite Program
The RockaBetties (formerly known as Vintage for Veterans)
Tigris Shriners
Total Chaos Rodeo Drill Team
Town of Manlius Veterans of Foreign War Post 7872
Upstate New York Vietnam Reenactment Group
US Coast Guard Station Oswego
VADM Stockdale Division, US Naval Sea Cadets Corps Program
WEST Point Drill team