RALEIGH (WTVD) -- People lined the streets in downtown Raleigh and Fayetteville Saturday to pay tribute to the men and women who served to defend our freedom.
In Raleigh, the parade ended with a ceremony on the capitol grounds. ABC11's Tisha Powell was the emcee.
In Fayetteville, the theme for this year's parade was 'Honoring our World War 2 veterans: The Greatest Generation." The parade featured more than 100 participants.
Gov. Pat McCrory was also in the Fayetteville parade.
Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11.
Veterans Day parades held in Raleigh, Fayetteville