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Armed Forces Day Event in West Reading, PA

Posted by Wellinson Fernandez on May 16, 2023 9:38:40 AM

On May 20, 2023, the Berks County Armed Forces Day Parade will be held in West Reading, Pennsylvania. This annual event celebrates and honors the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It is a day for the community to come together, show their appreciation for our heroes, and remember the sacrifices they have made to keep our country safe.

The parade will begin at 10:00 AM and will travel down Penn Avenue in West Reading. Spectators can expect to see marching bands, color guards, military vehicles, and veterans from all branches of the military. The parade is expected to last approximately two hours, and there will be plenty of opportunities for people to show their support and gratitude.

This year’s parade promises to be even more special than previous years. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for us to come together as a community, but the Berks County Armed Forces Day Parade will give us a chance to do just that. After a challenging year, it is important that we take the time to honor our heroes and show them our appreciation.

The parade is a family friendly event, and there will be activities for children and adults. Food vendors will be on hand, selling everything from hot dogs and hamburgers to funnel cakes and ice cream. Visitors can also browse the booths of local businesses and organizations that will be set up along the parade route.


If you are planning to attend the Berks County Armed Forces Day Parade, there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • The parade will take place rain or shine, so be sure to dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Parking may be limited, so consider carpooling or taking public transportation if possible.
  • Finally, be sure to arrive early to secure a good spot along the parade route.


In conclusion, the Berks County Armed Forces Day Parade is an important event that brings our community together to honor our heroes. Mark your calendars for May 20, 2023 and join us in West Reading for this special event. Let’s show our veterans that their sacrifices have not gone unnoticed and that we are grateful for all they have done for our country.

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Tags: VET, Veteran's Day, Armed Forces Day

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