America's Armed Forces River Parade

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Watch for the Universal City float #18

This free parade is dedicated to the men and women in all branches of the United States Armed Forces and features patriotically decorated floats carrying all branches of military personnel and numerous businesses and nonprofits who honor and support active and retired military. View the parade for free from throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. 

This is one of the largest Parades held on the River Walk. It is televised live in San Antonio on KMYS CW 35 and then replayed on WOAI and KABB around the 4th of July. It is syndicated in over 90 markets throughout the United States including the Pentagon Channel through November 11th.

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2012 Armed Forces River Parade


2013 Armed Force River Parade


2014 Armed Forces River Parade


2015 Armed Forces River Parade - Salute to Women in the Military


2016 Armed Forces River Parade - The Kiss


2017 Armed Forces River Parade - Let Freedom Ring


2018 Armed Forces River Parade - Eras, Side By Side