2017 Veterans Day Downtown Parade and 5K (Street closures start 11/10)

11/10/17, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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The following parking restrictions and road closures will impact Downtown St. Louis for the Veteren's Day Parade and 5k Race on November 11, 2017:

Notice: Please view the official race website [www.fleetfeetstlouis.com]for complete details about the 5k event. 

Veterans Day 5K Run Start Times

  • Run closures begin at 8:00 am  
  • 5K & 1 Mile begin at 9:00 am
  • Kids Dash begins at 10:00 am
  • Awards Ceremony begins at 10:15 am
  • Veteran's Day Ceremony begins at 10:30 am
  • Race Route: Start on Market @ 13th, west on Market, north on 18th, west on Locust, north on 22nd, east on Washington, north on 18th, east on MLK, south in the right lane of Tucker, west on Delmar, south on 16th west on Washington, south on 18th, east on Market to finish @ 14th.

Veterans Day Parade  

  • Parade closures begin @ 9:00 am  
    • Parade Assembly begins at 9am at Olive between Tucker & Jefferson (Olive to Market southbound toward Tucker).
  • Ceremony takes place on Market Street between 13th & 14th – following the finish of the run.
  • Parade begins at Noon, following the ceremony.
    • Parade Route is West on Market Street to Union Station at 20th Street

*See local announcements and listings for more information about the parade events. 

Parking and Traffic Restrictions by Date: 

Friday, November 10, 2017 12:00 noon to Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:00 pm

  • Close Chestnut between Tucker and 13th and 13th between Market and Pine

Saturday, November 11, 2017  6:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Street Blocking starting at 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
    • Chestnut between 14th and 15th – VIP Parking
    • 14th between Pine and Market 
  • Run starts at 9:00 am
    • Route – Market & 13th, W on Market, N on 18th, W on Locust, N on 22nd, E on Washington, N on 18th, E on MLK, S in the right lane on Tucker, W on Delmar, S on 16th, W on Washington, S on 18th, E on Market and Return
  • Parade starts at 12:00 noon
    • Parade Route – Tucker and Market, West on Market to Union Station at 20th Street
    • Parade Staging starts at 10:00 am on Olive from Jefferson to Tucker from Olive to Market


Veteran's Day 5K Run Website

Event published: Oct 9, 2017 11:35 AM
Last updated: Oct 13, 2017 9:31 AM

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