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Nominate a local veteran to be grand marshal of the Memorial Day Parade

Post Date:02/26/2020 3:00 PM

pic_2019_grand_marshal_Harvey_webCommerce City’s 56th Annual Memorial Day Parade is coming up on Monday, May 25, and we are looking for nominations of individuals to be the grand marshal for this year’s parade. The city welcomes nominations of military veterans young and old from any branch of the armed forces.

Nominees for grand marshal must:

  • Be a current or former Commerce City resident
  • Have served as an active member of the military (proof of discharge required)
  • Be physically able to participate in the parade 

Billed as Colorado’s largest Memorial Day Parade, the event brings nearly 100 unique entries and thousands of spectators to the heart of Commerce City each year in honor of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

Grand Marshal nominations must be submitted to the city by Friday, March 13. If you would like to nominate someone, please submit the nomination form online at or complete the PDF version and return to:

City of Commerce City
c/o Travis Huntington
7887 E. 60th Ave.
Commerce City, CO 80022

The city is also accepting parade entries and invites organizations from around the state and region to sign up for free and participate in the festivities. The parade entry form is also available on the parade web page.

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