The Palisade 4th of July parade celebrated the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.

Friendships old and new were also celebrated in Palisade during the parade.

The 28 entries in the parade featured the Palisade High School Band, the American Legion Post #50, Palisade police, fire, and EMS vehicles, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Posse, alpacas on parade, and kids on bikes.

The entries included town and Palisade Chamber of Commerce officials. The chamber and the town were organizers of this year’s parade.

The parade route started at the fire station, followed Iowa Avenue and 3rd Street, turned at Main Street, ending in Memorial Park.

Parade goers were treated to band music and ice cream in the park.

Palisade Fire Department crew members provided a water game for youngsters using hoses next to the park.

Palisade High School Marching Band, 4th of July Parade.

Patriot, Palisade High School Band.

East Orchard Mesa Fire Department, 4th of July Parade.

Palisade Police, 4th of July Parade.

Sunrise Rotary, 4th of July Parade.

Frontier Bell Side Saddles, 4th of July Parade.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Posse, 4th of July Parade.

Classic auto, 4th of July Parade.

Palisade Mayor Roger Granat, Mayor Pro-tem Greg Mikolai, Trustee Robynn Sundermeier, and other trustees, 4th of July Parade.

Palisade Fire Department, 4th of July Parade.

New Palisade street sweeper vehicle, 4th of July Parade.

Palisade Historical Society, 4th of July Parade.

Andrew Weber, director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce, 4th of July Parade.

SunCrest Orchard Alpacas and Fiber Works, 4th of July Parade.

Palisade High School Band, patriotic music in Memorial Park, 4th of July.

Patriots, Palisade High School Band, Memorial Park, July 4, 2019.

Palisade Memorial Center, view of people and Palisade High School Band members in the park, 4th of July.