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November 2, 2021

We wish you a fantastic holiday season! As you think about something fun to do with your family and friends to celebrate the holidays… 

We invite YOU, our IECRM community, for a fun night out during the Denver Parade of Lights!

  • PARTY downtown in style with special discounts for members, apprentices and their families. Cheer on IECRM’s Ice Castle Float in the parade with indoor and outdoor views at IECRM’s Family-Friendly Holiday Parade Party, Saturday, Dec. 4 at a new location to be announced!. Enjoy a gourmet dinner, dessert, cash bar, visit with Santa, kids entertainment and crafts, a photo booth, and more! Click here for more info. Special parking and overnight hotel rates available.
  • WALK in the parade alongside the IECRM Ice Castle float Saturday, December 4. A FUN and FREE way to experience the parade. Min age: 11. Click here to sign up to walk in the parade.
  • DRIVE YOUR COMPANY TRUCK pulling one of the 12 floats in the Denver 9NEWS Parade of Lights! This is a amazing sponsorship opportunity for unique and widespread visibility for your company! Min age: 25.  Click here to learn more or sign up.
  • SPONSOR the Holiday Party! Support one of the most popular events of the year and receive fun and fantastic recognition!  Click here to learn more or sign up.


Why all this fuss about the parade?

In 2017, more than 100 IECRM apprentices and members volunteered their time and skills to design and build the newest float in more than 20 years for Denver’s annual electrical parade of lights — a huge accomplishment for our electrical industry and community! The float’s theme of the “Sparkling Ice Castle of the Future” was selected through a special contest held for all 1,600 IECRM apprentices in 2017 to highlight the importance of skilled trade workers and create awareness of the demand for our work in Colorado.

In 2021, the IECRM Sparkling Ice Castle of the Future float will make its 4th appearance in the 9NEWS Parade of Lights to the delight of hundreds of thousands of viewers in person and on TV. Come cheer on the float with us!

We hope you will join us to celebrate the holidays!