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.

Grand Marshal 2023 - Jessica Cox

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.

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 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.

Grand Marshals

Jessica Cox as 2023 Grand Marshal

Tucson Rodeo Parade Honors Jessica Cox as 2023 Grand Marshal Tucson, Ariz. (Jan. 26, 2023) Jessica Cox has been named the Grand Marshal for the 98th Tucson Rodeo Parade.  Cox is a native Arizonan, born in Sierra Vista.  She is a University of Arizona graduate who holds several black belts in Taekwondo, is a licensed…

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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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Thank you to the Band Sponsors

Now in its 4th year, the Band Sponsor Initiative assists high school marching bands in being able to afford to participate 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

Delicias Mexican Grill 

Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 

Bustos Media: La Poderosa 105.3, The Voice 1030, The Groove 106.3, Urbana 92.5.


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.

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