HS Senior Graduation Procession
High School Graduation Parade Routes & Road Closures
Minden, Nevada- The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will facilitate the road closures and procession route the graduates take during the high school commencement ceremonies. Please remember the streets will be closed to traffic at approximately 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Detours around the parade routes will be available and are listed in detail below. ********ONLY VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION WILL BE ALLOWED ON 395***** VEHICLES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARK ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE FOR EVERYONE'S SAFETY*****
Douglas High School-
The commencement parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 6th. Starting around 8:30 a.m. the roads along the parade route will be closed to traffic as cars of graduating students’ line up to travel from the Douglas County Community & Senior Center to Douglas High School.
Northbound: U.S. 395, Buckeye Road to Orchard to Toler Ave to Waterloo Lane
Southbound: U.S. 395 Waterloo Lane to Toler Ave to Orchard to Buckeye Road
Beginning at the Douglas County Community Center
Right on Waterloo Lane to U.S. Highway 395
Left on U.S. Highway 395 to Esmeralda Avenue
Left on Esmeralda Avenue to Eighth Street
Left on Eighth Street to County
Right on County Road to State Route 88
Straight at State Route 88 through roundabout to Mahogany Drive
Right at Douglas High School west parking lot
Ending at Douglas High School
Along with the Douglas High School graduation parade route, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to notify the public about the other high school parade routes and effected road closures.
Aspire High School-
The Aspire graduates will start off the commencement parade, Saturday, June 6th.
George Whittell High School-
The commencement parade begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 19th. Starting around 9:30 a.m. Highway 50 will turn to one lane as students the road along the parade route will be one lane as cars of graduating students travel from the Kahle Community Center to Whittell High School.
Beginning at the Kahle Community Center Parking Lot
Right on Highway 50
Travel to Whittell High School
For more information about the parade specifics, please visit https://dhs.dcsd.net/
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office congratulates all our seniors and asks the public be aware of the road closures, follow safety guidance, and allow the focus of the event be on supporting the class of 2020.