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Riverview High School students march on Main Street.

Patriotic parade marches through Sarasota for Veterans Day

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Riverview High School students march on Main Street.

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Sarasota Military Academy's drum line put on a show for the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota Military Academy's drum line put on a show for the parade.

Linda Gesko and PC Labray with the Shriners

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Linda Gesko and PC Labray with the Shriners

Young Marines from Venice Middle School prepare for the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Young Marines from Venice Middle School prepare for the parade.

Dozens of groups join in on the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Dozens of groups join in on the parade.

Sarasota police officers helped lead the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota police officers helped lead the parade.

Alex Funez prepares to march.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Alex Funez prepares to march.

Sheriff Kurt Hoffman waves to people on sidewalks.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sheriff Kurt Hoffman waves to people on sidewalks.

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Longboat Key) waves to the crowd.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Longboat Key) waves to the crowd.

City manager Marlon Brown was all smiles.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

City manager Marlon Brown was all smiles.

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Allie the dog rides along with veterans.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Allie the dog rides along with veterans.

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Veterans and supporters made up the parade.

Austin Selmer waves from the Sons of the American Revolution vehicle.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Austin Selmer waves from the Sons of the American Revolution vehicle.

Victoria and Brandt Berden cheer on the parade with Christina and Tucker Wallenberg.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Victoria and Brandt Berden cheer on the parade with Christina and Tucker Wallenberg.

The Sons of the American Revolution group dress up for the occasion.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

The Sons of the American Revolution group dress up for the occasion.

Cosmo and Gabriel Cordiallini cheer on the parade.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Cosmo and Gabriel Cordiallini cheer on the parade.

Army members ride along in a truck.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Army members ride along in a truck.

Sarasota Military Academy students march along.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota Military Academy students march along.

Sarasota Military Academy students march along.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota Military Academy students march along.

Sarasota Military Academy students march with pride.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota Military Academy students march with pride.

Grace Bruessow waves her flag along with siblings Ben and Liam.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Grace Bruessow waves her flag along with siblings Ben and Liam.

Sarasota Military Academy students march with pride.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sarasota Military Academy students march with pride.

Police direct the parade where to go next.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Police direct the parade where to go next.

Jeanine Signorelli brings her dog Maxie to the fun.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Jeanine Signorelli brings her dog Maxie to the fun.

Jan Hamel Solomon waves to the crowd.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Jan Hamel Solomon waves to the crowd.

Riverview High School students march on Main Street.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Riverview High School students march on Main Street.

Kevin Ordaz responds to cheers.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Kevin Ordaz responds to cheers.

Riverview High School Kiltie Band students dress up for the occasion.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Riverview High School Kiltie Band students dress up for the occasion.

Riverview High School Kiltie Band students dress up for the occasion.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Riverview High School Kiltie Band students dress up for the occasion.

Young Marines from Venice Middle School march along.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Young Marines from Venice Middle School march along.

Booker High cheerleader Jamesha Johnson brings some energy.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Booker High cheerleader Jamesha Johnson brings some energy.

Wilma Thornton waves her flag.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Wilma Thornton waves her flag.

Event speaker Chief Warrant Officer Wes Rinehart and fellow pilot Brian Russ

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Event speaker Chief Warrant Officer Wes Rinehart and fellow pilot Brian Russ

Danny Bilyeu plays taps to end the ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Danny Bilyeu plays taps to end the ceremony

World War II veteran William Hill was honored at the ceremony.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

World War II veteran William Hill was honored at the ceremony.

Sonny Bywaters leads off the program.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Sonny Bywaters leads off the program.

Jan Hamel Solomon leads the group in prayer.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Jan Hamel Solomon leads the group in prayer.

Joy Irwin Schtlakleff spoke about the legacy of her father, astronaut Jim Irwin, who walked on the moon as part of Apollo 15.

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 |

Joy Irwin Schtlakleff spoke about the legacy of her father, astronaut Jim Irwin, who walked on the moon as part of Apollo 15.

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