Steamboat Springs July 4 Parade - Float Registration

Steamboat Springs, CO

Steamboat Springs July 4 Parade - Float Registration



Join us for one of the most anticipated events, our Fourth of July and Cowboys' Roundup Days Celebration!


Registration will be open from 5/20 through 6/26. Registrations are NON REFUNDABLE.

Parade Route: The parade will run along Lincoln Ave. between 6th and 10th St. Float staging will take place between 10th and 12th St. on Lincoln Ave., as well as in the 10th St. parking lot behind Steamboat Meat & Seafood. 

Check-In Times: Float check-in starts bright and early at 7:45AM. To keep traffic running smoothly, all floats much be checked in by 8:45AM. The parade kicks off promptly at 10AM. 

No Distribution Policy: Floats are not allowed to pass anything out to spectators including water, candy, and any other promotional good. No exceptions. This requirement complies with insurance requirements for parades that include livestock, and align with sustainability practices that reduce single use plastics and waste.

Judging: Judging will be based on the following categories:

  1. Best Theme (best costume, decoration, overall theme and spirit)
  2. Best Group (best costume, decoration, overall theme and spirit)
  3. Best Commercial (political candidates and for profit businesses)
  4. Best Parade Theme (best use of this year’s parade theme)

Performances will be judged on originality, creativity and spirit. Performances are limited to 1 minute. Use your imagination and have fun!!