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.

2021 Veteran’s Day Parade Lineup

South side of 21st and Western
Police Car
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
Jr. ROTC
Mattoon High School Band
Coles County Veterans Support Coalition
Daughters of the American Revolution

South side of 22nd and Western
First Southern Baptist Church
Club Scouts of America
Miss Mattoon Queens
Miss Mattoon Queens
Miss Mattoon Queens

North side of 22nd and Western
Coles County Memorial Airport
Montgomery Rentals
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois
Original Burger King

South Side of 23rd and Western
Bagelfest Queens
Bagelfest Queens
Bagelfest Queens
Bagelfest Queens

North Side of 23rd and Western
Mattoon Fire Truck
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.

City of Mattoon Parade Route Map