50TH ANNUAL CARNATION FESTIVAL | WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO | Family Fun SINCE 1969

Parade Entry Now open!

  • WE ENCOURAGE PARTICIPANTS TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS EARLY, AS WE HAVE A LIMITED AMOUNT OF SPACE ALLOTTED FOR THE 2 HOUR PARADE. UPON SUBMISSION, ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE FURTHER PARADE INFORMATION.


    PARADE DATE: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
    (Assembly time of 8:30 AM)
    ENTRY DEADLINE: July 26th, 2019


  • Float
  • Marching Unit (non-musical)
  • Vehicular
  • Marching Unit (musical)
  • Equestrian (Horse)
  • (to be announced on PA as your group passes the reviewing stand.- Description limited to 140 words.)
  • Cell
  • Disclaimer of Liability

    The Carnation Festival is not responsible directly, indirectly, or otherwise for any personal injury caused to the public or to participants in any organizational event. Participant organization acknowledge and agree to this disclaimer, both collectively and with respect to their individual members.

  • *Additional LATE fees apply to entries received after the Deadline.
    If you are unsure which category your group fits in please contact us or look up the judging and parade guidelines on our website.

  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    Leah Dozeman (Parade Chair)
    Cell: (720) 301-9598
    carnationfestparade@gmail.com

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Parade Information

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The Wheat Ridge Carnation Parade will roll west along 38th Ave from Ames Street to Upham Street on Saturday, August 10th beginning at 9:30am MST.  Established in 1969, the Parade is among one of the longest standing traditions held to celebrate the incorporation of our beloved Wheat Ridge. The Parade features local schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that always show up to have fun and impress the crowd!  Join us for a celebration of our 50th Anniversary!

Prior to the Parade, the Wheat Ridge Grange (3850 High Court) will offer a Pancake Breakfast beginning at 7am MST.  Join us for a delicious breakfast and find a seat to enjoy our community parade!

 

Parade entry application closes on Monday, July 22.

Parade Route