64th Annual Parade of Nations

This event was on April 29, 2017 10:00 am

The Norfolk NATO Festival is proud to present its annual Parade of Nations, the longest continuous parade in Hampton Roads and the only Parade in the United States honoring NATO! Over 100 Parade Units with local and visiting high school bands, US and International Military bands, and colorful floats which represent each of the 28 NATO Member Nations! Local community organization and Festival partners are also featured.

Free and Open to the Public

We invite you and your organization to participate in the 64th Annual Parade of Nations!
We welcome floats, motorized units, walking units, bands & more!

In collaboration with Performing Arts Consultants and the Virginia Arts Festival, the Norfolk NATO Festival invites high school marching bands to participate in the Virginia International Music Festival, April 27 – 30, 2017.
Participating bands will march and compete in the Parade of Nations on Saturday morning April 23!
For more information, please contact Mike at 1-800-USA-FEST or visit www.usafest.org 


Please join the Norfolk NATO Festival with your tour group!
For group seating at the Parade of Nations and tour information, please visit www.visitnorfolktoday.com

The Norfolk NATO Festival’s Parade of Nations is presented in cooperation with the Virginia International Tattoo. 

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