Since 1925 the Arvada Harvest Festival Parade has been Jefferson County's biggest and oldest community event. This year’s 98th Annual Arvada Harvest Festival Grande Parade will be on Saturday, September 9th starting at 9:00am, the theme is "Let's go to the Hop".  Start making your floats to show off your best 50's Sock Hop.

Pleased join us before the parade for some delicious pancakes and sausages beginning at 7:00 am located in the Vanderhoof Elementary School parking lot, then find a seat to enjoy the parade! 

The Grand Parade features local schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations displaying their floats and impressing the crowd! Parade entries will open on May 1, 2023.

Parade Route

2022 Parade Winners

Unique Motorized Unit
1st Place - Bill Vetos and his John Deer Tractor
2nd Place - The Colorado Wheelman
3rd Place - Mile High Hook and Ladder
Commercial Float
1st Place - Texas Road House
2nd Place - Colorado Department of Transportation
3rd - VIP Towing
Non-Commercial Float
1st Place - Arvada Gardeners
2nd Place - Arvada Chorale
3rd Place - Bella Danze Artz
Walking Unit
1st Place - Flatiron Dance
2nd Place - Hackberry Hill Elementary
3rd Place - Little Elementary
Horse Unit
1st Place - Orth Farm - Jesse Rose 2022 ECR Queen
2nd Place - Bibber Creek Spurs 4-H Club
Marching Band
1st Place - Grandview High School
2nd Place - Ralston Valley High School
3rd Place - Horizon High School
4th Place - Gateway High School
5th Place - Arvada West High School
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