The Beaufort County Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting the 2019 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 9.
The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and follow an abbreviated route through downtown Beaufort, beginning at Boundary Street, by the Beaufort National Cemetery and will end at Newcastle Street and Bay Street.
The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The keynote speakers will be the four student winners from the Beaufort County School District who wrote essays on what a veteran means to them.
The Parris Island Marine Band and the Robert Smalls International Academy Chorus will perform during the ceremony. Food and beverages will be available to purchase from students in the Battery Creek High School Culinary Program and the Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence Culinary Program.
Any organization and school group interested in marching in the parade should contact Beaufort County Veterans Affairs at 843-255-6880. In the event of inclement weather, the parade and ceremony will be canceled. For more information, contact the Beaufort County Department of Veterans Affairs at 843-255-6880.