Mattoon Veteran’s Day Parade

Parade line up starts at 9:00 a.m. at Western Avenue and 21st Street

Entries should arrive to their assigned block as shown below at 9:00 a.m.
Parade starts at 10:00 a.m.
Ceremony at Peterson Park (6th Street and Broadway Avenue) at 11:00 a.m.

All are welcome following the parade to meet at Peterson Park and participate in the Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

2019 Veteran’s Day Parade Lineup
City of Mattoon Police Department
South side of 21st and Western
VFW colorguard
Sons of the American Legion
American Legion Post 88
VFW truck and Trailer
VFW Ladies Auxiliary
American Legion Auxiliary
Toldeo American Legion Ladies Auxiliary
North side of 21st and Western
Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Color Guard
Mattoon High School Band
Coles County Veterans Support Coalition
Daughters of the American Revolution
Mattoon High School Band
South side of 22nd and Western
Truth and Grace Fellowship
Bagelfest Queens
The Salvation Army
Miss Coles County Queens
Mattoon Middle School Band
North side of 22nd and Western
Santa and Mrs. Claus
First Baptist Church
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois
American Royal Beauties 2019 Queens
South side of 23rd and Western 
Miss Mattoon Queens
North side of 23rd and Western
City of Mattoon Fire Department
Lincoln Fire Protection District
Lincoln Fire Protection Auxiliary


Those wanting to have an entry in the parade need to register using the entry form. Complete the form and deliver it to the Tourism & Arts Department by November 5 using any of the methods listed at the bottom of the form.

Go to the Parade Entry Form

City of Mattoon Parade Route Map