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July 4th Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2024, 9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Add to Calendar

The Highlands Ranch Community Association’s and Metro District are partnering to bring the July 4th Parade to the community. The patriotic parade is designed to appeal to families and to bring the community together to celebrate our nation’s birth. The first leg of the parade is the Family Pet & Bike Parade (.2 miles) followed by the Community Parade (1.02 miles).

Family Bike and Pet Parade

The HRCA Family Bike and Pet Parade, for children ages 2 - Grade 6, allows families to get into the Independence Day spirit; dress yourself, kids, pets, and bikes, in patriotic attire! Families stay together and then can find a place to watch the Community Parade.

Times:

  • 8:30 a.m: Everyone participating in the family bike and pet parade line-up is on Cpl Max Donahue Ln (Near Raising Cane's)
  • 8:45 a.m: Family Bike and Pet Parade begins 
  • 9:00 a.m: Community Parade begins

Route: The parade route takes goes south on Hepburn to Highlands Ranch Parkway east and south into Town Center South parking lot.

Important Family Bike and Pet Parade Information:

Community Parade

The Highlands Ranch Community Association’s annual Fourth of July Parade brings the community together to celebrate our country! Community members line the streets of Highlands Ranch to enjoy the parade which starts in front of the Kaiser Permanente building located on 9285 Hepburn Street. We invite your company, charitable organization, school group, and/or neighborhood to participate in this holiday parade.

Community Parade Sign-up: Participant Application
Note: 
Online payments are required to the complete application process. (Credit Card payments only - no check or cash will be accepted)

Time: 9:00 a.m. parade begins

Route: 1.02 miles, Community Parade Route Map

Rules & Regulations

Advance tickets must be purchased online. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the door. All online ticket sales are subject to service fees. All ticket sales are final, and no refunds will be issued.

Important Community Parade Information


Safety:

  • There may be candy distributed during the parade. For the safety of your children, please encourage them to stay out of the street.

Street Closures: 

  • Parade Street closures on July 4th (5:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.):
  • Highlands Ranch Parkway between Lucent and Broadway
  • Zotos
  • Ridgeline from Dorchester to Highlands Ranch Parkway
  • Blake Dr. from Ridgeline Blvd. to Highlands Ranch Parkway

Parade Parking:

  • Safeway shopping center parking lot
  • Home Depot parking lot
  • Michael's parking lot
  • Super Target parking lot. Enter through Town Center Blvd. & Sgt. Chris Falkel Dr.
  • Mountainview Community Christian Church, 40 East Highlands Ranch Parkway
  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 8817 Broadway
  • Christ Lutheran Church, 8997 Broadway​

Don't miss these July 4 events:

Fireworks: Highlands Heritage Park; 9:30 p.m.

Independence Day 5K; Town Center; 7:30 a.m.

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