Families can honor those who have served in the military at the annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, a.k.a. America's Parade. Servicemen and -women and marching bands galore will march up Fifth Avenue from 26th Street to 52nd St as more than 600,000 spectators look on. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the the National Anthem, which was penned in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, this year's parade theme is "Land of the Free/Home of the Brave." Arrive early to grab a seat for the traditional opening ceremony and wreath laying at the Eternal Light Monument (next to Madison Square Park) at 10AM. All ages.