The first of four Cheyenne Frontier Days Grand Parades steps off at 9:30 Saturday morning July 20th in downtown Cheyenne. The route starts at the Capitol at East 24th Street and Capitol Avenue, heads south to 18th Street and then east to Central Avenue to Lincolnway, it turns west to Carey Blvd and then ends at East 24th Street.

The Grand Marshall for Saturday's parade will be Air Force Cheif of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III. You'll see floats, marching bands, antique carriages, automobiles and horses with riders in period dress.

If you miss Saturday's parade there are three more on Tuesday July 23d, Thursday July 25th and the final parade on Saturday July 27th. Cheyenne police remind visitors that there will be no parking allowed along the parade route after 8 a.m. on parade days.