The Parade

This colorful, exciting Parade is presented each year and keeps the spirit of the first Parade back in 1925. Now known to be the largest Non-Motorized Parade in the country, It still achieves its success through the community's participation and the dedicated work of its members ,  volunteers and the generosity of the Sponsors.

The Museum

Take an afternoon to visit the museum. Find out about the wagons and historical collections showcased for all to enjoy. We also offer this in-person look at history to school groups and organizations. We've even had a spot on the Antique Roadshow. Come visit the Museum during the season.

History Relived

Take an afternoon to visit the "History Relived" March 5th & 6th . You will see almost 100 Wagons on display, model train exhibit, historic tucson business displays and a special feature of "The life of the Buffalo Soldier"

The Barn Dance - January 14th, 2023

Join us for the Barn Dance Fundraiser held before the parade and always promises to be an amazing time with lots of music and area support for this event. Held in the historic T-Barn on the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.

Grand Marshals

2020 Parade Grand Marshalls

2020 Grand Marshals World War II Veterans joined by past Grand Marshals “Big Jim” Griffith, Jim Ronstadt, Dan Marries, Chandler Warden, 2020 Arizona Rodeo Queen Shelby Williams, and Parade Chairman Ed Stolfa Rodeo Parade Honors WWII Vets They have been called “The Greatest Generation.” They left family, friends, and loved ones, put their lives on…

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2022 Parade Winners

2022 Parade Winners CURT SULLIVAN SWEEPSTAKES AWARD Charros y Modelos de Arizona # 421 CHAIRMAN’S AWARD Stark Electric # 422 JUDGES AWARD Mescal Movie Set # 403 20 BAND – Bucky Steele Marching Catalina Foothills Falcon Band # 200 Paul Grimes Performance Pueblo High School Warrior Marching Band # 120 1 BEST MOUNTED WESTERN MALE…

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Band Sponsors Welcome!

Now in its 3rd year, the Band Sponsor Initiative assists high school marching bands in being able to afford participating in the Rodeo Parade. Each band's Sponsor contributes $500 to the band. The Parade Committee sincerely thanks the following participating Band Sponsors.”

Bayer Marana Greenhouse
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange
Chicago Music Store    |    Instrumental Music Center
Santa Cruz River Dental   |   KTGV 106.3 The Groove
McElroy's Automotive Repair    |    Nuestro Hora Con Lety
Signature Smiles on Broadway
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Parking

If you wish to park on the Rodeo Grounds they are located off of West Irvington Road and 3rd Ave.

  • Parking to get on the Rodeo Grounds entrance is to head West on Irvington Road, there will be people directing you to the parking lot.
  • If you are coming from North Tucson you will get on I-10 and get off on Kino South (which turns into Campbell) until you get to Irvington Road.
  • If you are coming from Green Valley area you will get on I-19 and get off on Valencia Road to Park Ave to Irvington Road.

Parking fees are $7 cash only.

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