The Veterans Grand Marshal Recognition dinner ceremony is for those who are nominated from each military branch ensuring we properly honor their service and with them, the service of all those veterans who they represent. This event is open to the public with the purchase of a ticket.
The Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and the Masonic Center organize the Veterans Parade which is held the first Saturday in November each year. This parade is to honor our Veterans for their service. All Veterans are welcome to walk or ride in the parade. Business & individuals are encourage to show support of our past and current Veterans by building a parade entry or come downtown to cheer the veterans on as they go by in the parade and say Thank You to our Veterans. This is a free community event.