It's ten years since soldiers based in Winchester last claimed their right to march through the city.
This year the honour was claimed by the Rifles - the Regiment which took over from the Royal Green Jackets in 2007.
Richard Slee reports.
They are Britain's largest infantry regiment and today the Rifles are marching through Winchester Town Centre exercising the right of Freedom of Entry.
It's an ancient privilege and allows a Regiment to parade through the City with 'Full Ceremonial'.
The Freedom Parade celebrates The Rifles 10th anniversary, and will see around 200 soldiers march from Peninsula Barracks, down the High Street and into Winchester Cathedral where they will pause for the Turning of the Pages Ceremony.
VIDEO: The Rifles at the Royal Albert Hall. We've been following their progress since rehearsals began back in July - up until the sparkling night itself. Divya Kohli caught up with them ahead of their big moment in London.
Interviewees: Corporal Nathan Jessup; Major Peter Clark; and Major Lawrence Sale.