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Tucson Rodeo and Parade 2021 Canceled

The 2021 Tucson Rodeo has been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

The dates for the 96th season of 2022 Tucson's Rodeo, and La Fiesta de los Vaqueros - the Celebration of the Cowboys will be announced when finalized. Other notable annual Tucson events like Winterhaven, Fourth Avenue Street Fair, Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Shows, Tucson Festival of Books, and Buffalo Bill Cody Days in Oracle have also been cancelled for 2021. See other daily events in Tucson.

Tucson Rodeo Parade Drive-Through Event Presented by Desert Diamond Casinos

In appreciation of Southern Arizona’s support of the annual Rodeo Parade, The Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee is producing a “Thank You” event. A free, safe, family-friendly, drive-through event will feature live musical entertainment, folklorico dancers, trick roping and over 80 historical and colorful wagons and carriages all displayed along a winding route on the Tucson Rodeo Grounds. Visitors will see horses that are among the most beautiful, largest breed of draught horses in the world. Donations will be accepted to benefit Casa de los Ninos.

From the safety of their vehicle visitors will be welcomed by Parade Chairman, Marshall Stewart, and Arizona Rodeo Queen Shelby Lynn Williams. Visitors will follow a serpentine route lined with entertainment and treasures of history.
Along the route will be historic wagons built here and used on the old West streets of Tucson. All visitors will receive gifts and a chance to win numerous prizes donated by local businesses.

Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S. 6th Ave. Enter the Drive-Through route from Irvington Road onto northbound Third Avenue.

Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Admission of vehicles from Third avenue will close at 1:00 p.m.

Free. Donations accepted for Casas de los Ninos. (Requesting: Diapers, Baby Wipes, Children’s’ books and school supplies.)

Tucson Rodeo Parade Postponed for 2021

Out of an abundance of caution, the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee, Inc. is postponing the Rodeo Parade until 2022 due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety of participants, spectators, and volunteers has always been paramount for the parade committee. Continue reading about Tucson Rodeo Parade Canceled for 2021.

What Happens at the Tucson Rodeo & Parade

The Rodeo and the Parade are two major events held during the 3rd week of February:

2021 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.

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Official Tucson Rodeo Web Site

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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 contain historical exhibits, ADA access and updated bathroom facilities. 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.

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 for purchase 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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