The El Paso and surrounding community is invited to celebrate the welcome of El Paso Vietnam Veterans on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

The Welcome Home El Paso Vietnam Veterans Parade will begin with a festive parade in downtown El Paso beginning at 10:00 a.m. The parade will start at N. Florence and Myrtle and end up at the San Jacinto Plaza.

The Welcome Home El Paso Vietnam Veterans Ceremony and Dinner will begin soon after the parade at the El Paso County Coliseum at 4100 E. Paisano Dr. and it’s free for all Vietnam Veterans and a guest. Doors for the ceremony and dinner will open at noon with a social hour reception and mariachi music.  Form 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the ceremony will begin with an official welcome home “pinning ceremony”.  After the ceremony and dinner everyone is encouraged to stay and enjoy a free concert and dance. Additional guest tickets are sold at $20 for adults and $15 for children under 12 years of age. For more information call 915-212-0003.

Welcome Home El Paso Vietnam Veterans Parade – Downtown

  • Sunday, August 28, 2016
  • Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at N. Florence and Myrtle ending up at San Jacinto Plaza
  • Free to the public

Welcome Home El Paso Vietnam Veterans - Ceremony and Dinner

  • Sunday, August 28, 2016
  • Social Hour Reception with Mariachi Los Galleros: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Pinning Ceremony & Dinner: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Concert and Dance: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • El Paso County Coliseum at 4100 E. Paisano, El Paso, Texas
  • Every Vietnam Veteran will receive 2 free tickets, additional tickets may be purchased for $20 adults and $15 under 12 yrs.