A Salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces sponsored by the Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League of Tombstone. Includes a Street Entertainment, USO Canteen Dance, raffle and special guests. Parade on Sunday.
Ongoing Street Entertainment from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Saturday Evening- USO Canteen Dance at American Legion, American Legion Roy Fourr Post 24, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. There will be a silent auction through the evening.
This year the Salute to the Troops Parade will be combined with Tombstone's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade so the "Wearing of the Green" is encouraged.
(All bands, marching units, riding units(motorized/horse drawn), veteran organizations, floats, groups and individuals are urged to participate. There is no entry fee.
Check-in at Sixth & Allen Streets Between 9:30 & 10:30 AM. Parade starts at 11:00 AM.
Entertainment continues following the parade.
Throughout Wild West Days Weekend, the Marine Corps League Detachment will have an information/merchandising booth, located at the corner of 4th & Allen Streets.They will be selling raffle tickets for an 1860 .44 Caliber Black Powder Revolver as well as having Wild West Detachment T-shirts for sale.
The Tombstone Wild West Days is sponsored by the Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League and the Merchants of the City of Tombstone. All net proceeds will be donated to the United Services Organization (USO) to support our military at home and overseas.
For more information, contact Bronco Bill Pakinkis, MCL at (520) 266-5266 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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