City of Oxnard accepting entry applications for Veterans Day parade and ceremony through Nov. 7, 2016

OXNARD, Calif.–Local groups interested in participating in the 2016 Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, can download entry applications on the City’s website at www.oxnard.org/veteransday2016 or pick up applications in person at the Oxnard City Clerk’s Office, 300 W. Third St., Fourth Floor, during regular business hours.

Applications must be submitted to Oxnard City Clerk Daniel Martinez by mail, in person or by email at [email protected] by Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. For questions, call the Oxnard City Clerk’s Office at (805) 385-7803 or email [email protected].

Photo Credit: George Miller

Oxnard Veterans Day parade/ceremonies/celebration. Photo: George Miller/CitizensJournal.us

This year’s Veterans Day event will begin at 10 a.m. in front of Oxnard City Hall, 305 W. Third St., with a brief welcome by Mayor Tim Flynn, followed by the parade. The parade will extend down Third Street to C Street before concluding at Plaza Park, 500 S. C. St., where the ceremony will take place starting at 11:11 a.m.

The following streets will be closed from 9-11 a.m. for the parade:

  • Third Street from A to C streets
  • Fourth Street from A to C streets
  • B Street from Third to Fifth streets
  • North Fifth Street from B to C streets

All county public transit operators including Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD), www.goldcoasttransit.org, and the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC), www.goventura.org, will provide free bus rides on Nov. 11, to U.S. veterans who present valid military identification upon boarding. Valid identification includes veterans identification cards issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the veterans designation listed on licenses/identification cards issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. GCTD and VCTC buses will operate on their regular schedules during the holiday.

The City of Oxnard is a full-service general law city incorporated in 1903. Oxnard is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura, serving 200,000 culturally diverse residents. Located along Southern California’s central coast, Oxnard is 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara. Read more about the City of Oxnard at www.cityofoxnard.org. Follow us on social media at www.twitter.com/CityofOxnard (@CityofOxnard),www.facebook.com/CityofOxnard and www.vimeo.com/cityofoxnard.

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Oxnard Veterans Day parade/ceremonies/celebration. Photo: George Miller/CitizensJournal.us


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