Commerce City organizes several community events each year. They are great way to get out, give back, meet your neighbors or just enjoy the community spirit!
Detailed information is added as each event draws nearer.
Spread the Love
Each February the Spread the Love campaign encourages the donation of peanut butter and jelly jars that are then distributed to local food banks. During the 2019 campaign more than 2,000 jars were collected!
Memorial Day Parade
Commerce City is proud to hold the largest Memorial Day parade in the state with 100+ entries. From military units and bands to floats, antique cars and horse entries, the 1.5 mile parade route is popular with the entire community. View the parade details.
Quality Community Foundation Golf Tournament
The annual Quality Community Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament supports post-secondary educational opportunities for Commerce City residents and will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Public Works Touch-a-Truck
Learn how public works keeps the city running. Kids can climb inside snow plows, tractors and street sweepers. 2019 date TBD.
Cine en el Parque
Bring your blanket, pack a picnic and watch family movies in the park this summer. Sponsored by El Comericio newspaper, the city and the police department.
- Thursday, June 27 | Fronterra Park | 7-9 p.m.
- Thursday, August 1 | Fairfax Park | 7-9 p.m.
Bring your family to enjoy this Commerce City summer tradition. Enjoy free food and entertainment, while learning more about the city, local nonprofit organizations and service providers.
- Thursday, June 13 | Fronterra Park | 6-8 p.m.
- Thursday, August 8 | Pioneer Park | 6-8 p.m.
With one of the state’s largest fireworks displays, inflatables and interactive games, live entertainment and a Colorado Rapids game, Commerce City knows how to throw a party for our nation’s birthday. Purchase game tickets at coloradorapids.com.
- Thursday, July 4 | Dick’s Sporting Goods Park | 5-9 p.m.
Commerce City Cultural Council's Music in the Park
Bring your picnic baskets and blankets for a free night of music. Learn more about the Cultural Council.
- Thursday, July 11 | Pioneer Park | Wash Park Band | 6-8 p.m.
- Thursday, July 18 | Reunion (Southlawn) | Jim Hyatt | 6-8 p.m.
- Thursday, July 25 | Commerce City Civic Center | Rudy Bustos | 6-8 p.m. (In partnership with the Commerce City Police Department’s National Night Out Kick-Off event.)
- Thursday, August 1 | Reunion (Southlawn) | Chicano Heat | 6-8 p.m.
National Night Out Kick-Off
Enjoy free food and entertainment, explore police and fire trucks, and meet police officers.
- Thursday, July 25 | Commerce City Civic Center | 4-8 p.m.
Quality Community Foundation Fall Scholarship Fundraiser
Painting for a Purpose, benefits recreational scholarships for Commerce City residents. 2019 date TBD.
Trunk or Treat & Creepy Hollows Fright Night
Trunk or Treat is for kids ages 2-10 and youth in grades 6-12 will love Fright Night. 2019 date TBD.
The fair provides free and low-cost screenings, as well as flu shots. There are also wellness activities and resources for improving health and fitness within your family. For more information on the 9Health Fair, visit www.9healthfair.org. 2019 date TBD.
Each November, the Project Present campaign encourages sponsorships of local in-need children to receive holiday gifts. Children are nominated through their school and gifts are delivered in December. This program is made possible through the generosity of local businesses, community members and city employees. For more information, call Brogan Cheevers, youth recreation coordinator, at 303-289-3659.
Art Show & Tree Lighting
Join the countdown and watch the festive tree lighting at this free event held at the civic center in December. View the art show sponsored by the Commerce City Cultural Council, enjoy warm refreshments and snacks, sing along with professional carolers, and mingle with elected officials and staff. 2019 date TBD.
Cereal with Santa
Santa Claus visits Commerce City each year in December. This year, wear your pajamas and enjoy cereal with Santa. There will also be holiday crafts for the little ones. 2019 date TBD.