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92nd Tucson Rodeo and Parade 2017 Highlights

Every year since 1925, the Tucson Rodeo and Parade attracts tens of thousands of local residents and visitors from all over the world to the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.

The dates for the 91st season of Tucson's Rodeo, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros - the Celebration of the Cowboys- are February 18-26, 2017.

Two major Rodeo events make up La Fiesta de los Vaqueros:

MareJeannette Maré: The Grand MarshaI for the 2017 Tucson Rodeo Parade

Jeannette Maré was born in South Africa and immigrated to the United States when she was just a toddler. Her family moved to Tucson 40 years ago when her dad, a research veterinarian, accepted a faculty position at the University of Arizona. Continue reading about Jeannette Mare.

Tucson Rodeo Guide


As one of the top 25 rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) calendar, the Tucson Rodeo attracts the sport’s current and former world champions, all vying for a share of tens of thousands of dollars in prize money.

DIRECTIONS: Map, Tickets, Parking

Tucson Rodeo Museum

Tucson Rodeo

Intro to the Tucson Rodeo

HISTORY Tucson Rodeo

HISTORY of the Tucson Rodeo Parade

Safety at the Tucson Rodeo Parade

How to Speak "Rodeo"ad

Tucson Rodeo Parade Grand Marshals

Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee

Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows

Tucson Events Calendars

Official Tucson Rodeo Web Site

Cody Days Oracle 2017

ORACLE: 2nd Annual Buffalo Bill Cody Days. The community of Oracle honors the iconic 19th century world entertainer and local miner William “Buffalo Bill” Cody at the Oracle Inn Steakhouse & Lounge 1-5pm. Free entertainment, presentations, book talks, movies, treats, and a treasure hunt for kids. Free jewelry drawing. National Buffalo Bill Look-a-Like winner Dane Johnson will re-enact Cody’s life in Oracle.

Tucson Events

  • Coors Barn Dance Live music, great eats & cowboys galore. Kids welcome! 4 - 8 p.m. every rodeo day. Tucson Rodeo Grounds. Admission: $5 per person; tickets online & at the door. Children under 13 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
  • Second annual Arts Arizona Rodeo Days program. Provided in partnership with the Arizona Historical Society on February 23-24. Arts Arizona will explore our Western Heritage through the arts. Students grades 2-5 are encouraged to attend.
  • 6th Annual Cowgirls with Heart Rodeo Dance has chosen to support the Arizona Fisher House, serving our military families in Southern Arizona at the Tucson VA. We will be attending the dedication of the home. Reserve tickets! Diane Storms: 520.954.4355. Our FB page is : Cowgirls w/Heart Annual Rodeo Dance.
  • VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER THEATER AND VARIETY SHOWS WITH LIVE MUSIC, Two Shows: 6:00pm and 8:30pm on Tuesday February 14th at the Five Palms. See more: https://www.mysterydinner.theater

Cody Days Oracle 2017

  • February 25-26, 2017 in ORACLE: 2nd Annual Buffalo Bill Cody Days. Oracle Inn Steakhouse & Lounge 1-5pm. Free entertainment, presentations, book talks, movies, treats, and a treasure hunt for kids. Free jewelry drawing  for gold and silver mined from the Catalina Mountains.
  • See more Tucson events happening this Rodeo Week.

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Rodeo Photo Highlights

The Tucson Rodeo Parade

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros is hosted by the nonprofit Tucson Rodeo and Tucson Rodeo Parade Committees. A portion of the rodeo proceeds benefits community groups including the University of Arizona Foundation scholarship fund and local Lion’s and Rotary Clubs. Read more about the Tucson Rodeo Parade.

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Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

The Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum is open January 2 through April 6, 2013 with new exhibits, ADA access and updated bathroom facilities. Walk among over 125 horse-drawn vehicles and the great displays featuring life as it was in late-1800 Tucson. More information on the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum.

Tucson Rodeo Parade & Museum

Author: Paul L Grimes. Full of historical photos this 176 page book plus appendices tells the tales and stories of "La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Rodeo Parade." Published by Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee (1991), Read more about the Tucson Rodeo Parade & Museumamazon.

Mt. Lemmon Jewelry

cody stone

Extremely rare serpentine with white quartz, gold, silver and copper ores from mines miles within Tucson's Mt. Lemmon and Santa Catalina mountains. Unique, one-of-a-kind specimens, southwestern artwork and fashioned jewelry by local artist Flint Carter. Call 520-289-4566.

Treasures of the Catalinas - Robert ZuckerThe Legends and Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains

Discover the forgotten history and legends of the Catalina Mountains– the lost Iron Door Mine, the lost city and the lost mission; the history of Oracle and Buffalo Bill Cody's gold mines in the Catalinas. Copies available at Tucson Rodeo Museum. By local Tucson author Robert Zucker.

Read sample chapters, download FREE PDF and order online: Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Tucson Rodeo Location/Offices
4823 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85734
Phone: (520) 741-2233 or (800) 964-5662

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