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City of Fort Collins Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 4th of July Parade

Released on Monday, May 8, 2017
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    The 101st Army Band will return to the Fort Collins 4th of July Parade in 2017.

The City of Fort Collins Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting entries for the 2017 4th of July Parade presented by Blue Ocean Foundation. The 2017 4th of July parade will include the 101st Army Band from Buckley Air Force Base. The popular parade will begin at 10:00 AM on July 4th and will travel eastbound on Mountain Avenue between Jackson Avenue and Meldrum Street. The distance of the parade route is one mile. Awards will be given to entries in the following categories: Most Patriotic, Most Spirited, Most Creative, and Best Overall.

You can submit your entry online by visiting Please register early as parade entries are limited. The deadline for entry is June 23 at 5:00 PM.