Downtown Grand Junction announces new organizers, sponsors, for Independence Day Parade

Less than one week after issuing a call for new organizers to head up the July 4 parade on Main Street, the Downtown Grand Junction Business Improvement District (BID) is pleased to announce a successful outcome: The July 4, 2015 Independence Day Parade on Main Street will be organized by the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, located at 414 Main Street.

“The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is excited to be the new organizer for the Independence Day Parade. The Symphony looks forward to improving and growing this yearly celebration. We are actively pursuing partnerships and new ways to involve the community in this our first year as parade organizers.” said Jeremy Herigstad, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra Marketing Director.

In addition to the new organizers, the Parade has also gained a new sponsor, Fidelity Mortgage, located at 700 Belford Ave. 

“Fidelity Mortgage is honored to be the sponsor of this time-honored tradition. Since 1986 Fidelity has been heavily involved in the Grand Junction community and we would like to thank our friends and loyal customers for making this sponsorship a reality. It’s a great opportunity for us to give back to our community. We are looking forward to working with The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra this year to make this parade the best one yet!” said Caitlyn Harris, Fidelity Mortgage. 

“Downtown Grand Junction is looking forward to hosting the parade on Main Street and helping guide the Symphony in any way we can” said Aaron Hoffman, spokesperson for the BID. 


Jeremy Herigstad

Marketing Director

Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra

O: 970-243-6787

C: 970-985-8940

E: [email protected]


About the Grand Junction Symphony 

The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, now in its 37th season, stands alone in its position to provide high-quality orchestral performances and education programs to the residents of the Grand Valley and the Western Slope. The Grand Junction Symphony is proud to be the largest professional orchestra between Denver and Salt Lake City and one of the largest arts organizations in the Grand Valley.

About Downtown Grand Junction 

Downtown Grand Junction consists of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the Business Improvement District (BID). Together they foster a thriving downtown, founded on the economic vitality of the central business district and a strong sense of community identity. The DDA’s primary focus is advancing Downtown’s revitalization through capital projects. The BID focuses on marketing, promotion, and special event promotion.