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Veterans Day parade in Wilmington downtown Saturday, here’s all the road closures you’ll want to keep in mind

The parade route and road closures for Saturday, click to enlarge (Port City Daily/File)
The parade route and road closures for Saturday, click to enlarge (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — It’s time for the annual Veteran’s Day parade in Wilmington which will take place Saturday, downtown.

“The Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade steps off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Red Cross and Front Streets in downtown Wilmington. The route follows Front Street to Orange Street, where it turns left onto Orange Street and ends at the Hannah Block Historic USO- Community Arts Center at Second and Orange streets,” according to event information from the group organizing the parade.

There will be no parking on Front Street available and roads will be closed to traffic.

“Because of the parade and the preceding Purple Heart Homes Run, Roll & Stroll for Veterans, there will be no parking along the parade route on Front Street and some adjacent streets starting Saturday morning. Towing will be enforced. Front Street and all cross streets will be closed to traffic from Brunswick Street to Orange Street beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday and until the end of the parade, expected to be around 12:30 p.m., according to the event information


 

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