Rio Rancho kicks off July 4th festivities

Rio Rancho Fourth of July parade.
Rio Rancho Fourth of July parade.

RIO RANCHO (KRQE) – As everyone gets ready for 4th of July festivities, Friday a parade was held in Rio Rancho in honor of the Fourth.

The parade started at Country Club and went all the way down Southern ending at Pinetree, where the Rio Rancho Veterans Memorial is located.

People lined up along the side of the road to watch service members, boy scouts and floats.

Many people who own collectible cars also took part in the annual parade. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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