Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade 2024: Honoring Our Heroes

Torrance Russell Nomura and Yoshiko Oest April 29, 2024

Get ready for an extraordinary celebration as the City of Torrance proudly presents the 62nd Annual Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebration, taking place from May 17th to May 19th, 2024! Come pay tribute to the brave men and women of our armed forces who have defended our country and safeguarded our freedom.

Event Details:

  • Dates: May 17th - May 19th, 2024
  • Location: Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance Boulevard, and Madrona Avenue
  • Honorary Branch: United States Space Force

Friday, May 17: Military Exhibits

From 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., head to Del Amo Fashion Center to explore military exhibits featuring aircraft, vehicles, and support equipment. Located east of the Lifestyle Wing along Madrona Avenue, these exhibits offer a fascinating glimpse into our nation's military prowess.

Saturday, May 18: Parade and Exhibits

Experience the highlight of the weekend with the 62nd Annual Armed Forces Day Parade, starting at 1:30 p.m. The parade route spans from Crenshaw Boulevard to Torrance Boulevard, ending at Madrona Avenue. Afterward, continue the celebration with more military exhibits from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Del Amo Fashion Center.

Sunday, May 19: Final Exhibits

Don't miss your last chance to explore the military exhibits from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Del Amo Fashion Center. Discover awe-inspiring aircraft, vehicles, and support equipment while learning about the incredible capabilities of our armed forces.

Tips for Enjoying the Parade:

  • Arrive early to secure a prime viewing spot along the parade route.
  • Bring folding chairs or blankets for comfortable seating.
  • Stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen.
  • Engage with parade participants by cheering and clapping to show your appreciation.
  • Capture the memorable moments with photos and videos to cherish forever.

Spectacular Floats and Displays:

Prepare to be dazzled by an array of vibrant floats and displays that showcase the pride and honor of our armed forces. From colorful floats representing different military branches to impressive vehicles and equipment, the parade promises a visual feast for all attendees. Gain insights into the intricate float preparation process and witness firsthand the dedication of participants who make this event truly remarkable.

Honoring Our Heroes:

The Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade is more than just a celebration – it's a heartfelt tribute to the courageous individuals who serve and protect our nation. As proud members of the South Bay community, we cherish events like the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade that bring us together to honor our heroes and celebrate the spirit of patriotism. This is why we Love South Bay Local. Join us in showing our appreciation for the brave men and women who serve our country with dedication and valor.

For more information and updates about the festivities, visit  www.TorranceCA.Gov/AFD. Don't miss this opportunity to honor our heroes and celebrate the spirit of patriotism!


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