Veterans honored at Bristol parade

POSTED: 8:53 PM Nov 09 2013   UPDATED: 9:34 PM Nov 09 2013

Veterans' Day isn't until Monday, but several people around the region started their celebrations Saturday.

A Veterans' Day parade made it's way down State Street in Downtown Bristol.

Veterans of all kinds took part in the parade, shaking hands, throwing candy and waving along the route.

Several school marching bands and ROTC units also took part in the event.