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

2022 Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal Adia Barnes

2022 Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal – Aida Barnes Adia Barnes has been named the Grand Marshal of the 97th Tucson Rodeo Parade.  Barnes is a championship player, coach, sports broadcaster, teacher, mentor, and community leader. In six short years since her return to Tucson, Adia Barnes has captivated the local community.  As head coach of the…

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Join Us for History Relived

Join us for “History Relived” Watch for our future History Relived Schedule. Upcoming Schedule November 13,2021 – Wagons in the Movies in collaboration with the Mescal Movie Set. View wagons used in movies filmed in Southern Arizona and visit with the movie experts from the Mescal Movie Set.December 4, 2021 – Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday…

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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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