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2022 Independence Day Parade Application

Thank you for your interest in participating in the City of Fort Collins' 2022 Independence Day Parade.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17.

Once your application is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to submit payment. Do Not submit payment prior to application approval. 

Parade entries will be judged by a panel of community members on the following categories: Community Spirit, Patriotism, and Innovation. Points will be totaled to determine an Overall Winner, who will be given a free pool party at City Park Pool for their organization.

Parade entry pricing will be as follows:
  • Early Entry Pricing:
    • Non-profit: $50 
    • Business: $100
    • Marching bands are welcome at no cost
  • Pricing After June 1:
    • Non-profit: $75
    • Business: $125
    • Marching bands are welcome at no cost

Please note, the parade is limited to 40 entries and applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. City of Fort Collins Departments are welcome at no cost.