Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade logo 2019

Save the Date: May 27, 2019 for the 55th Annual Memorial Day Parade!

Military units, bands, floats and antique car clubs turn out for Commerce City's annual Memorial Day Parade, the state’s largest, to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the nation.

Event Details

The 55th anniversary parade starts promptly at 9:30 a.m. along a 1.5 mile parade route that begins at E. 64th Ave. and Newport St. and ends at 6060 E. Parkway Dr. The parade lasts approximately two hours. In 2018, we had nearly 100 parade entries. Prior to the parade, the city will host a ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 8:45 a.m. to recognize the Grand Marshals. The parade is held rain or shine; parade participation and admission is free.

Grand Marshal Nominations

The nomination period for Grand Marshal is now closed

The Memorial Day Parade Committee reviews the nominations and makes the final selection in mid-March, at which time the Grand Marshal will be notified.

Participate in the Parade

Completed Forms are Due: 5 p.m. May 10, 2019.
Entry forms received after the due date will not be accommodated.

Online Parade Entry Form
Printable Parade Entry Form

The purpose of the Memorial Day Parade is to honor veterans for their service to our country. It is designed to appeal to veterans and families throughout the Commerce City community and metro region. All parade entrants are required to recognize and observe the parade’s purpose and design and must prominently display patriotic style decorations to meet the parade’s purpose.

View examples of previous entries that meet the parade’s purpose and design.

Read parade entry reminders and FAQs.

For more information, call 303-289-3798 or email