Escondido planning for VetFest 2022

The city honors local heroes at the annual event.

Vetfest parade escondido 2021

Escondido thanks our vets.

The City of Escondido is thanking veterans for their service by bringing back VetFest, its annual festival to honor our hometown heroes. The event takes place on Veterans Day — Fri., Nov. 11 — starting at 9:30 a.m.

The day will include a parade on Grand Avenue, spanning from Escondido Boulevard to Ivy Street, followed by a ceremony + lunch at American Legion JB Clark Post 149. But, the whole community is invited to show support. Businesses along Grand Avenue will participate in a patriotic storefront display contest, and sponsored displays will be found at Maple Plaza.

The fest is organized by the American Legion Post 149 + Brothers of 6 Charities Inc., but community support is needed to keep the event moving. If you’d like to get involved with VetFest, there is still time to sign up as a volunteer.

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