Di­a de las Glorias del Ejercito


On September 19, Chile remains in the holiday spirit with the Día de las Glorias del Ejército (Armed Forces Day). This national holiday is celebrated every September 19, a day after the independence day.

The traditional way to celebrate the day is by a military parade or Parada Militar. The parade involves all the branches of the armed forces including air displays by the air force.

The main parade is held in Parque O’Higgins in Santiago although smaller parades can also be seen in other cities throughout the country.