May 24, 2018

Colorado Remembers 9/11: Join Our Elected Officials for a 10th Anniversary Commemorative Concert

September 11, 2011, marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In remembrance of this national tragedy, Governor John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael Hancock are hosting a commemorative event and concert to honor victims, first responders, and members of the United States Armed Forces on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at Civic Center Park in Denver (Colfax and Broadway) from 1:00 – 6:00 pm.

Both the Governor and Mayor will speak at the event, along with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet.

Other members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation will also be in attendance, including Diana DeGette, Doug Lamborn, Ed Perlmutter, Mike Coffman, Jared Polis, and Cory Gardner.

The event is free and open to the public and is being held in partnership with The Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (The CELL), The Denver Post and AEGLive Rocky Mountains.

The afternoon will feature a special musical tribute by The Beach Boys, Tyler Ward, and a performance by the Colorado Symphony. The program will begin with a remembrance procession, led by the Colorado National Guard, firefighters, law enforcement, first responders, and memorial pipes and drums, which will be followed a presentation by the Honor Guard, a wreath laying ceremony, firing salute, taps, and a military flyover.

Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; arriving early is encouraged, as are the use of blankets or low-rise concert/beach chairs. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnics; concessions as well as a beer garden will also be available at the event, which will take place rain or shine.

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