Louisville Veterans Day Parade honors those who have served

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Heads up, drivers: A number of roads throughout downtown Louisville will be closed Monday for the 2019 Veterans Day Parade. 

The road closures, which are listed below, will remain in effect from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Road closures for 2019 Veterans Day Parade, according to the Louisville Downtown Partnership: 

  • Liberty Street from Third Street to Eighth Street
  • Jefferson Street from Third Street to Seventh Street (coned to hotel)
  • Fourth Street from Market Street to Liberty Street
  • Fifth Street from Market Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard(coned to parking garages)
  • Armory Street from Liberty Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard
  • Sixth Street from Market Street to Cedar Street
  • Seventh Street from Congress Alley to Cedar Street
2019 Veterans Day Parade Overview

Several streets in and around downtown Louisville will be closed for the 2019 Veterans Day Parade. 

There will be no parking allowed on any of the streets from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., as well.

2019 marks the ninth year of the Veterans Day Parade, which resumed again in 2011, after a 50+ year hiatus. It will begin at 11 a.m. -- the hour the cease fire that ended World War I took place on November 11, 1918. The first unit will reach the Review Stand at 11:11 a.m., the time that the last gun fell silent.

A total of 77 units are scheduled to participate.

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