June 28 – July 4  |




Rodeo Parade

Location:  Downtown Prescott – Courthouse Plaza
Date & Time:  Saturday, July 2, 2022 – 9:00 AM

Celebrating 50 Years of Junior Bonner

The Prescott Frontier Days® – World’s Oldest Rodeo® proudly presents the 135th Rodeo Parade held annually in downtown Prescott over the 4th of July weekend! This year’s rodeo theme is “Celebrating 50 Years of Junior Bonner”, honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1972 classic western film featuring Steve McQueen that was filmed in the Prescott area and at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds.

The Rodeo Parade is a wonderful tradition which celebrates our rich western history, right here in Prescott, Arizona! We hope you will join us and help celebrate this amazing tradition!

Grand Marshal

To honor Steve McQueen’s “Junior Bonner” legacy, our 2022 Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal is his grandson, Chase McQueen.

Honorary Grand Marshal

Our Honorary Grand Marshal is Bill Pierce, the 1972 Jaycee’s Rodeo Chairman, Location Manager for Junior Bonner, and the local Arizona Film Commission Representative.

Parade Entry Forms

If you are interested in participating in the Rodeo Parade, submit a Parade Entry Form (PDF Fillable) or try our NEW Online version to complete and pay for your entry in a few simple steps. If completing the PDF form, make sure to send the fully completed entry form with fee to the Parade Committee no later than Friday, May 20, 2022. For those who submit an entry form before March 31st, you will save $25 on your entry fee as the Entry Fee increases $25 on April 1, 2022. Come on out and participate in this wonderful event, and please make your entry family friendly!

Parade Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed in many areas throughout the parade. Volunteers are needed to help in the staging areas, carry banners in the parade, and help with horse clean up in the parade and staging areas. If you are interested, please contact the Parade Committee Chairman and fill out our Volunteer Form.

Parade Contact

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us.
Chairman:   Kelly Owsley  |  Assistant Chairman: Yvonne Gibbs
Email the Parade Entry Form to:   RodeoParade@worldsoldestrodeo.com
Mail the Parade Entry Form to:   840 Rodeo Drive Prescott, AZ 86303
Make checks payable to Prescott Frontier Days or call the Parade Chairman to make a credit card payment.

Fill out our NEW Online Entry Form and don’t worry about email, snail mail, writing out a check or submitting a credit card payment. You can do it all with our NEW Online Entry Form!

Thank you for visiting the Rodeo Parade in Prescott, Arizona!!