Origins 2016

Joda Village Drum Circle

Las Vegas Hi Steppers Drum and Drill Team – Award Winning – from Las Vegas NV

Mile High Dolls Dance Team

Millennium All Stars – 20 strong- from Colorado Springs CO

Miss Black Colorado

Old Skool Car Club

Omega Psi Phi Frat Inc. - over 40 step team members

Platinum Divas Cheer Team

Pleasant Green Baptist Church Marching Saints Drum and Drill Team – 60 strong form Omaha NE

Raw Fire Dance Team

Ronald McDonald

Samba Colorado – Professional Dance Company performing Afro-Brazilian Samba from Boulder CO

Strive Dance Team

The LIKE Brothers

The Shakers Dance Team

Youth Mentorship Program JENGA

                2016 Boogaloo Celebration Parade Theme:  “PAST PRESENT & FUTURE”

                                                      Grand Marshalls:

               Mr. Perry Ayers and Oye Oginga Founders of Colorado Black Arts Festival

Parade date and Time:  Saturday July 9, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.

Parade Route: Starts at 22nd Ave and Downing Street, down 22nd Ave to York Street., South on York to 21st Street. Ends just after you enter the main archway inside Denver City Park off of 21st Street.

Parade Line Up:

Bella Diva Dance – 40 Strong – Afro-Caribe Professional Dance Company and drummers; outstanding costumes!

Brothers 4 Ever

Colorado Christian Fellowship Minister in Dance

Dancing Diamonds

Dazzling Diamonds Pom Squad

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority – 30 strong

Denver Marching Knights

Diamond Princesses Cheer Team

Divine Dynasty Cheer and Dance Team

Donor Alliance

FAVA Families against Violence

Colorful Floats

Grand Marshalls:

Ijele (eē juh leh) Dancers*

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Contact Us

Mailing Address:

Celebration of African American Arts and Culture
Colorado Black Arts Festival
P.O. Box 300577
Denver, Colorado 80203

2202 Downing St, Denver, CO 80205, USA

Phone: +1.303 306 8672
email: parade@colbafweb.org

          Boogaloo Celebration Parade’s theme for 2016 is “Past Present & Future"


Boogaloo Celebration Parade’s theme for 2016 is “Past Present & Future celebrating 30 years of parade history. This highly anticipated festival event is down 22nd Ave between Downing and York Streets. It is a festive, colorful, and elaborate showcase of community pride that thrills thousands of parade spectators both young and old alike, as they watch the procession down a tree-lined neighborhood avenue leading to the main archway of Denver City Park. Crowds flock to claim their spot to witness the pageantry of the parade participants. The crowds are never disappointed as they feel the energy and excitement while watching drill and drum teams, youth groups, civic groups, and colorful floats. Celebrity guests, local politicians, sports and media personalities not to be denied the fun and excitement, make sure that they have a spot in the parade.

A Car Show will feature community car clubs displaying their treasured and well-preserved hot-rods and cars for festival goers to enjoy and discuss with the owners.

Come see and feel the world with us. Origins 2016

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