Route Closures

Event: Phoenix Veteran’s Day Parade 2017
Effective Dates: Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:00am
Street Closures/ Road Restrictions The 21st Annual Phoenix Veteran’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in North Central Phoenix. The parade will stage within North Phoenix Baptist Church on the SE corner of Central Ave and Bethany Home Rd.

At 11:00am, the parade will begin and head south on Central Avenue from Montebello Drive to Camelback Rd; turn east on Camelback Rd to 7 Street; turn south on 7 Street and will end at Indian School Rd. The parade will end at approximately 1:00pm with streets opening shortly thereafter.

The following street closures and restrictions will be in effect from 7:00am through approximately 1:00pm to 2:00pm. (See detour schedule).

Street Closure Schedule 07:00 HOUR

  • Closed: Central Ave from Bethany Home Rd to Missouri
  • Closed: Montebello from Central Ave to 2 Street

09:30 HOUR

  • Closed: Central Ave between Indian School and Bethany Home
  • Closed: Camelback between 7 Ave and 16 Street
  • Closed: 7 Street between Thomas and Bethany Home
  • Closed: Indian School between Central Ave and 16 Street
  • Closed: Missouri Ave between 7 Ave and 7 Street
Transit Detours The following transit detours will be used beginning at 7:00am (or as street restrictions become hard closures) through approximately 2:00pm (or as streets reopen to thru traffic):

ROUTE 0
NORTHBOUND
BEGINS AT 7AM
Regular route to Central Ave and Indian School
West on Indian School
North on 7 Ave
East on Bethany Home
North on Central Ave – resume regular route
ROUTE 0
SOUTHBOUND
BEGINS AT 7AM
Regular route to Central and Bethany Home
West on Bethany Home
South on 7 Ave
East on Indian School

South on Central Ave – resume regular route

ROUTE 7
NORTHBOUND
BEGINS AT 930AM
Regular route to 7 Street and Thomas Rd
East on Thomas Rd
North on 16 Street
West on Bethany Home
North on 7 Street – resume regular route

 

ROUTE 7
SOUTHBOUND
BEGINS AT 930AM
Regular route to 7 Street and Bethany Home
East on Bethany Home
South on 16 Street
West on Thomas Rd
South on 7 Street – resume regular route
ROUTE 50
EASTBOUND
BEGINS AT 930AM
Regular route to Camelback and 7 Ave
North on 7 Ave
East on Bethany Home
South on 16 Street
East on Camelback – resume regular route
ROUTE 50
WESTBOUND
Regular route to Camelback and 16 Street
North on 16 Street
West on Bethany Home
South on 7 Ave
West on Camelback – resume regular route
  • Motorcycle officers from the Phoenix Police Department will be providing traffic control at each street closure throughout the event. If you are redirected away from any of the detours indicated, simply comply with the directive and notify OCC.
  • Detours are subject to change at any time throughout the course of the event.
Event Information
  • 2500 participants in the parade with floats, bands, marching units, and more.
  • 45,000 spectators along parade route.
  • Eight Veteran Grand Marshalls, representing each era of military service from World War II to present day.

The mission of this event is to create an annual Veterans Day Parade to honor the contributions of our United States Veterans, and help build a patriotic Phoenix community spirit that recognizes the sacrifices Veterans make for our country. This year’s theme is “Silent Sacrifice: Honoring Our Cold War Veterans.”

For more information on the event, visit https://www.phoenixveteransdayparade.org/ or facebook https//www.facebook.com/PhxVetsDay Parade/.