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Do you know a community member who has made a positive contribution through notable participation or service in Wheat Ridge?

If so, consider nominating them for this year’s Count, Countess or Grand Marshal of the 48th Annual Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival, Aug. 11-13.

Deadline for nominations is July 7.

All nominees need to be available for public appearances during the festival: Aug. 12, 8:30 a.m. to noon, to view and judge entries during the parade on 38th Avenue; Aug. 10, 5 to 7 p.m., for the Mayor’s Reception; and Aug. 13, 7 to 8:15 p.m., for the awards presentation on the Festival Main Stage at Anderson Park.

To nominate festival royalty, visit