Parade entries due June 30 |

Parade entries due June 30

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – Entries for Vail’s Fourth of July parade are currently being accepted through June 30 by organizers of the Vail America Days celebration. The parade will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on July 4. The theme for parade entries is “Made in America.”

Vail’s parade is one of the most popular events during the Independence Day holiday, attracting thousands of spectators from throughout the region. Application forms are available on the town of Vail website at Entries are available in seven categories: youth, marching, equestrian, motorized, merchant/business, float and most original. Fees vary from $50 for a nonprofit to $200 for a business entry.

The parade will begin at Golden Peak and continue west to Hanson Ranch Road, north on Bridge Street, west on Gore Creek Drive, north across the International Bridge, west along Meadow Drive and finally through the Lionshead Mall to the finish.

Volunteers are needed to help organizers keep the parade moving. Duties include holding balloons, carrying banners and assisting with traffic. Call the Vail America Days staff at 477-3699 or JoAnn Moore at 926-2177 for details.

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