CVB to host Veterans Day Munchkin Parade

Published 1:50 pm Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Special to The Leader

The Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau invites all children from 0-12 years of age to honor the United States Veterans by participating in a Veterans Day Munchkin Parade. The parade will be held on Saturday, November 11, in conjunction with the 2nd annual Gumbo Cook-off. Participants are asked to please be at the staging location at the City of Orange Public Library Parking Area by 3 p.m., the parade will begin at approximately 4 p.m.

Route: The Veterans Day Munchkin Parade will be staged in the City of Orange Public Library Parking Area and will proceed west along Front Avenue, south along 5th Street to W. Division Avenue and will end at the Riverfront Pavilion.

Parents and children are encouraged to decorate wagons, golf carts, strollers, and battery operated hot wheels in the theme of Veterans Day.   Children may bring their own beads and candy to throw to the public. Please note, parents or guardians must accompany children in the parade.

Entry forms must be submitted by Friday, November 3, at 4 p.m.

For additional information, please contact the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau at 409-883-1011 or 409-883-1010.

Application for the parade can be found at