Armed Forces Day Celebration & Parade

May 17 – 19, 2019

Armed Forces Day ParadeThe City of Torrance will pay tribute to the nation’s Armed Forces at the annual Armed Forces Day Celebration and Parade Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19.

Scheduled events include military displays, concerts, and a 5K Run/ Walk in tribute to Louis Zamperini which is presented by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce. The parade will begin Saturday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m. The parade will proceed west along Torrance Boulevard, starting at Crenshaw Boulevard and ending at Madrona Avenue.

The City highlights a different branch of service each year. This year the United States Navy will take center stage. Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar, Commander of the Navy Region Southwest, will be the Grand Marshal and lead the parade on Saturday.

Gather family, friends and neighbors along the parade route and cheer for those who serve and protect our nation.

For additional information and a full schedule of events, visit the website at

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