Watch for the Universal City float #9 - Monumental Heroes.
Join us for a free patriotic parade dedicated to the men and women who serve in all branches of the Armed Forces. Twenty-five star spangled floats carrying representatives of all 5 branches of the military. Patriotic and American-themed rock music is played from the floats throughout the 2 1/2 mile downtown parade route on the River Walk.
The theme for the 2019 Armed Forces River Parade is Salute Our Heroes.
Grand Marshal for the 2019 parade is Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
This is one of the largest Parades held on the River Walk. It is televised live in San Antonio on KMYS CW 35 and then replayed on WOAI and KABB around the 4th of July. It is syndicated in over 90 markets throughout the United States including the Pentagon Channel through November 11th.
2012 Armed Forces River Parade
2013 Armed Force River Parade
2014 Armed Forces River Parade
2015 Armed Forces River Parade - Salute to Women in the Military
2016 Armed Forces River Parade - The Kiss
2017 Armed Forces River Parade - Let Freedom Ring
2018 Armed Forces River Parade - Eras, Side By Side