Victory parade

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A victory parade is a type of parade held in order to celebrate a victory. Because of that, victory parades can be divided into military victory parades and more frequent sport victory parades.

American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in the Victory Parade.

Military victory parades[edit]

Among the most famous parades are the victory parades celebrating the end of the First World War and the Second World War.

In the former USSR including the Russian Federation victory parades are held annually in every major city celebrating the victory of the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War (1941–1945).

Allies of WWII[edit]


  • 2015 China Victory Day Parade, September 3, 2015, a military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day of the Second World War.



Le défilé de la Victoire, le 14 juillet 1919, by François Flameng

Soviet Union / Russian Federation[edit]


United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Sports victory parades[edit]

United States sports victories[edit]

Cities hosting the winning sports team in one of the four major league sports will host a victory parade in the city that the team represents.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cubs parade crowd estimate a guesstimate, experts say". Chicago Tribune. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "5 million at the Cubs rally and parade? I don't think so". Chicago Tribune. 7 November 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "LOOK: Everyone in Denver showed up for the Broncos' Super Bowl parade". CBS. CBS Sports. February 9, 2016. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Penguins' victory parade largest parade in city history". WPXI. June 16, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "City releases Cavs parade & rally route, parking bans, road closures". 

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