Since 1925 the Arvada Harvest Festival Grand 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 Grand Parade features local schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations displaying their floats and impressing the crowd! Entries will open on May 1, 2023 and close on September 3rd, 2023.

Grand Parade Route

Unique Motorized Unit
1st Place – Shelvis and the Roustabouts
2nd Place - The Wheelman (Colorado Chapter)
3rd Place – Vetos Family Tractor

Commercial Float
1st Place - VIP Towing
2nd Place – Remax Alliance
3rd – Corn’s Appliance

Non-Commercial Float
1st Place - Arvada Gardeners
2nd Place – Excel Academy Charter School
3rd Place – Arvada Chorale

Walking Unit
1st Place – Stott Elementary
2nd Place - Hackberry Hill Elementary
3rd Place – Colorado Flatland Jams

Horse Unit
1st Place – 3 Margaritas
2nd Place – Buffalo Bill’s Saddle Club

Marching Band
1st Place - Horizon High School
2nd Place - Grandview High School
3rd Place - Ralston Valley High School
4th Place – Arvada High School
5th Place - Pomona High School

Viewers Choice

Flatirons Dance and Cheer

2023 - 98th Annual Arvada Harvest Festival Grande Parade Route (1)