Flag Retirement Ceremony

North Metro Fire Rescue District and the Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum will co-host the 15th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony on Saturday, June 15, in Broomfield beginning at 10 a.m.

A group of Boy Scouts assist one another in cutting up the flag for proper retirementThe Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held at North Metro Fire Station 61 at 1275 Midway Boulevard and will include a police and fire honor guard, representatives from North Metro Fire, the Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum and local scout troops. Winners of the “What the American Flag Means to Me” essay contest will recite their original works in front of the crowd, and following the ceremony, there will be an open house at the fire station and patriotic hot dog cookout.

Everyone attending may take part in the ceremony by helping cut up and properly retire flags that have been collected throughout the community. It’s an event the entire family can participate in.

Bring in your old flags

North Metro Fire Rescue District and Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum will be accepting retired flag donations at the following locations until 5 p.m. on June 14. 

Flag Drop-Off Locations:

North Metro Fire Rescue Headquarters
101 Spader Way, Broomfield
Monday—Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

North Metro Fire Station 62
10550 Huron Street, Northglenn
Monday—Sunday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

North Metro Fire Station 64
13515 Lowell Boulevard, Broomfield
Monday—Sunday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum
12 Garden Center, Broomfield
Thursdays 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.