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91st Tucson Rodeo Days and Parade 2016

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

The 91st season of Tucson's Rodeo, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros - the Celebration of the Cowboys, will be held February 20-28, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

Two major events make up La Fiesta de los Vaqueros: the Tucson Rodeo and Tucson Rodeo Parade. Center stage is the Tucson Rodeo with six rodeo scheduled performances.

The parade is FREE to spectators along most of its route. Chandler WardenChandler Warden 2016 Grand Marshall

The Grand Marshal for the 2016 Tucson Rodeo Parade, Chandler Warden, is a transplanted Californian who learned a love for Southern Arizona attending summer camps at Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. Continue reading about Chandler Warden.

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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.

New Security Measures: This year, enhanced security is required for all attendees to the Rodeo stands. Glass bottles, cans, coolers, Thermoses or ice chests are no longer allowed, including purses larger than a clutch, luggage, briefaces, handbags, outside food and beverages, horns, artifical noise makers, weapons or dangerous objects. Complimentary clear bags will be available and are accepted on entry. There is also a limit on the size and types of bags allowed. Items in clear, plastic bags are allowed. Small clutch bagsm diaper bags and other enclosed items will be searched.

Tucson Rodeo Related Events

  • Country star Tracy Lawrence is putting on a special Tucson Rodeo performance at the Diamond Center on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. Tickets to the show go on sale Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.
  • 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 on February 18 and appear on the Morning Blend on February 19th. Reserve tickets! Diane Storms: 520.954.4355. Our FB page is : Cowgirls w/Heart Annual Rodeo Dance.
  • See more Tucson events happening this Rodeo Week.

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Tucson Rodeo photos by Carl Sparfeld. See all photos from previous years in Sparfelds Rodeo Collection.

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.

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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.

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