Saturday, May 29, 2010

Commerce City Memorial Day Parade

If you’re a Commerce City resident, most likely you know what happens on Memorial Day. If you’re new to the area, Memorial Day is something you don’t want to miss.

Commerce City’s 46th annual Memorial Day Parade, one of the largest in the country, will start along its nearly 2-mile route around 10 a.m. The last parade entry, the last of nearly 115 entries, will be put on display in front of the grand stands some time after noon.

This year’s them, Home of the free, because of the brave, is a tribute to the many men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend America’s freedoms.

This year’s grand marshals are Gary Drotar and Robert Otis. The parade will be emceed by Aristea Brady from Channel 9 News.

Don’t miss the fun, and help honor United States military veterans.

Starting at 9:30 on Monday the 31st, the parade route is approximately 1.5 miles in length and will travel west on 64th Avenue to Holly, south on Holly to 62nd Avenue, west on 62nd Avenue to Parkway Drive west to Hwy 2.

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