Armed Forces River Parade

LOCATION: San Antonio River Walk & Arneson Theatre
ADDRESS: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Saturday, July 2, 2022 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Armed Forces River Parade logo

Military Remembrance Project

We will be honoring loved ones who have served in the Armed Forces and who are no longer with us by listing their name on a float in the parade. Please submit your loved one’s name to be included in the remembrance project. 

Armed Forces River Parade - Remembrance Board
Name of Remembered Soldier
Name of Remembered Soldier
Died Active Duty

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 soldiers. View the parade for free from throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. 

Download: Event Video

Please make a reservation at your favorite River Walk patio for prime viewing of the parade. You are also welcome to bring folding chairs and sit along the parade route (parade route map will be in photo gallery). Please do not block pedestrian traffic! Come out early to secure a good spot. 

The parade is approximately 40 minutes in length from when you see the first float to the last float. The parade starts at 11 am from the International Center at 203 S. St. Mary’s Street. 

WEATHER: The Armed Forces River Parade will happen if it is raining. However, the event would be canceled if severe weather created an unsafe situation for the float riders or the public.  Unsafe conditions include but are not limited to lightning or high winds. Please check this website starting at 7 am on the event date. The final determination will be made at 10 am.

Want to Volunteer?

We are always looking for volunteers to help with set-up, break-down and anything in between! Click HERE to sign up. If you have any questions or want to bring a large group to  volunteer, email us at