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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

On Monday, May 30, 2016, the city of Rio Rancho will recognize Memorial Day with a parade and remembrance ceremony.

The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. and head east from Country Club Drive down Southern Boulevard, and end at the Veterans Monument Park located on Pinetree Road adjacent to the Esther Bone Memorial Library.   

                    Picture of Parade

Immediately following the parade, a remembrance ceremony honoring the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in military service to their country will take place at the Veterans Monument Park.  The ceremony will begin at approximately 11 a.m. and consist of several different speakers.

Parade Registration
The deadline to register is May 23  Registration is available online.

Traffic Alert

While the parade is taking place (approximately 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) the following roadways will be closed for motorist use:
  • Country Club Drive
  • Southern Boulevard from Country Club Drive to Pinetree Road
  • Pinetree Road to Oakmount Drive

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

For more information, please call the city’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at (505) 891-5015.