Parada del Sol Parade 2014

  • 08 Feb 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Scottsdale Road

Parada del Sol Parade 2014

"Donette On A Stick"

Please join fellow Dons from all classes for the 61st Annual Parada del Sol Parade and Trails End Celebration. This year's theme is:  "Scottsdale's Historic Rodeo Rides into the Future."

The parade runs north starting at Oak to Indian School Road at 10:00 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. 

There is a large group of Dons who meet at the Wilshire Plaza (Oak Street and Scottsdale Road) to watch the parade. We are located in the parking lot just north of Discount Tire. Many of us then move on to Patties First Avenue Lounge, 7220 E. 1st Avenue in the midst of the Trails End Celebration among other various locations throughout Old Town.


To RSVP and see who will be attending, Lee McGhee (CHS 1979) created the event on Facebook:  Parada del Sol Parade 2014 - Coronado Alumni & Friends.

The Parada del Sol website:

Facebook Link:
Parada del Sol Pro Rodeo and Historic Parade

Video from 2012:  2012 Parada del Sol Video

The following Scottsdale USD's schools will have marching bands in the parade:

High Schools:  Chaparral, Coronado, Desert Mountain and Saguaro.

Elementary Schools:  Mohave and Supai.


               Trails End Celebration

The annual Trails End Celebration is presented by Scottsdale Downtown. The party will begin immediately following the Parada del Sol Parade. The Trail's End party takes place in Old Town Scottsdale on 1st Avenue, between Brown Road and Scottsdale Road. This is a huge block party for all ages, including the kid's area with games, pony rides and much more.  There will be many food and merchandise vendors located throughout the area.  You won't want to miss checking out the hundreds of original shops located in the Scottsdale Old town/Downtown area.

On the main stage:

11:00 am  to  5:30 pm   Western Fusion Band
  6:00 pm  to  7:45 pm   Western Bred
  8:00 pm  to  9:45 pm    Crossroad
10:00 pm  to 11:45 pm   Landon Shill Band 

We hope to see you at some point during the Parada del Sol Parade festivities and don't forget to wear your cowboy boots! 


Scottsdale High School Beavers Events:

Scottsdale High School Alumni - All Classes
Friday 6:15-8:00 p.m.: Pre-Parade Party at Flicka's Baja Cantina.  Event on Facebook:  Scottsdale High School T-Shirts 2014  

Saturday 8:00 a.m. Set up Parade Float
Saturday 10:00 a.m. Parada del Sol Parade
Sunday Noon: SHS Alumni at the Coach House Tavern Scottsdale



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