Palm Beach County Veterans Day Parade Set For Nov. 6 In Downtown WPB

Lt. Gen. Frank Libutti

The Friends of Veterans’ Palm Beach County Veterans Committee has announced that the 2022 Palm Beach County Veterans Parade grand marshal will be Lt. Gen. Frank Libutti, USMC (Ret.). He will lead the parade down Clematis Street on Sunday, Nov. 6

At the time of his retirement, Libutti was the commanding general, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific; commanding general, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; and commander, U.S. Marine Corps Bases, Pacific headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. He was also the commanding general of Marine Forces Central Command.

Currently, Libutti is serving as CEO/president of Renaissance Global Services LLC, a service-disabled veteran owned small business located in Wall, N.J., where his focus is on environmental restoration, energy efficiency operations and strategic security solutions.

For the past 14 years, a group of local veterans and community activists, under the auspices of Friends of Veterans Inc., have produced a Memorial Day ceremony and a Veterans Day Parade in Palm Beach County. They are honored to have Libutti as this year’s grand marshal and are proud to be able to thank him for his service and sacrifice.

They invite the entire community to come out and line the street in support of all veterans on Sunday, Nov. 6 in downtown West Palm Beach on Clematis Street.

The 2022 Veterans Parade begins at 2 p.m. and travels from west to east on Clematis Street, ending at Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. Expect veteran’s organizations and individuals, marching bands, JROTCs, scouts, car and motorcycle clubs, cheerleaders and more. Previous parades have garnered thousands of participants and several thousand more supporters along the parade route.

The parade is presented by NewDay USA and generously sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, WIRK New Country 103.1, 850 WFTL News Talk, Florida Power & Light, Florida Public Utilities, Office Depot, Schumacher Automotive, Humana, Tire Kingdom, the Palm Beach Kennel Club, Akel Homes, and Smith, Ball & Baez.

The Palm Beach County Veterans Parade is currently in need of additional community support through sponsors and donors, additional participants and spectators. Learn how you can get involved at