Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day Parade - Saturday 1 July 2023

Watch the impressive parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands march down Union Street towards the finish at the Castlegate.

The parade is a celebration of the history and proud record of the armed forces and allows the people of Aberdeen to show their respect for the role they play within our society.

If you are connected to the armed forces (serving personnel, veteran, cadet, or TA) and would like to become involved in our armed forces day please contact us via email:

Event details

The parade will start at Albyn Place at 11am and will go along Union Street and finish at Castlegate.

Design a flag competition 

The winning entries of the design a flag competition will be announced soon! Check back to view the winning designs.

Road closures

Details of road closures and parking restrictions can be found on our road closures webpage.

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