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Mother Lode Round-Up Parade

The world famous Mother Lode Round-Up Parade kicks off in Downtown Sonora at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9th, and will features more than 170 parade entries marching, trotting and rolling down the entire length of Washington Street. It draws over 50,000 visitors and spectators. Street Closures and no parking areas are listed below. If you are planning on attending the parade, the Sonora Police encourage you to arrive before 9:00 am.

2015 Parade Entries
Section Entry # Entry Name
0-Lead 1 Tuolumne County Sheriff Posse 2015 Color Guard
0-Lead 2 Tuolumne County Sheriff Jim Mele
0-Lead 3 Sheriff’s Posse Capt Jim Opie
0-Lead 4 Grand Marshall
0-Lead 5 Mother Lode Round 2015 Major Sponsor Flags
0-Lead 6 2015 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen
0-Lead 7 2015 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen 1st runner up
0-Lead 8 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen 2nd runner up
0-Lead 9 2015 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen contestant
0-Lead 10 2015 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen contestant
0-Lead 11 2014 Mother Lode Round-Up Queen
0-Lead 12 2015 Mother of the Year Clete Stafford
0-Lead 14 Black Oak Casino Resort – Major Sponsor
0-Lead 16 Central Valley Automotive – Major Sponsor
0-Lead 17 Tractor Supply Company
0-Lead 18 Orange Crush
0-Lead 19 Clarke Broadcasting
0-Lead 20 Kamps Propane – Major Sponsor
0-Lead 21 Chicken Ranch Casino
0-Lead 22 Miss Rodeo California
0-Lead 23 California Rodeo Salinas
0-Lead 25 2014 Calaveras Saddle Queen
0-Lead 26 Grange Rodeo Queen and her Court
0-Lead 27 Mariposa County Rodeo Royalty
0-Lead 28 CHSRA District 5 Queen
0-Lead 29 Coursegold Rodeo Queen Victoria Smith
0-Lead 30 2015 Honorary Town Marshall
0-Lead 32 Sonora Regional Medical Center, Major Sponsor
0-Lead 33 Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls
0-Lead 34 Sonora Ford
0-Lead 35 Sonora Lumber
0-Lead 36 CHP
01 38 Columbia 49er Band
01 39 M L Regional Antique Auto Club
01 40 The Tuolumne County Ranch Riders
01 41 Leslie Cowboys
01 42 Sierra Cowgirls
01 44 Monterey County Sheriffs Posse
01 45 LiL’ Cowboy Cort
01 46 Calaveras Tuolumne Cattle Women
01 48 Paige Njirich
01 49 Jessica Reibin
01 50 Ella Njirich
01 51 Ruby Jane Riedel
01 53 Rountree Sisters
01 55 St Matthew Lutheran Church – 1
01 56 RockOn Propane Tank Covers
01 57 Wines of Tuolumne County
01 58 Skyline Place and Oak Terrace Memory Care
01 59 Curtis Creek Mustang Band
01 60 The Salvation Army
01 61 New Melones Lake Park Rangers
01 62 OnStage Dance Studio
01 63 Miss Tuolumne County Scholarship Pageant
01 64 Anchor Pest Contol
01 66 American Sports Gymnastics
01 68 Vietnam Veterans of America
01 69 VFW Post 3154 Honor Guard
01 70 VFW Post 12118 and Ladies Aux of Copperopolis
01 71 Sonora Emblem Club #124
01 72 Sonora “A’s”
01 73 Columbia Engine CO #1 and Columbia Fire District
01 74 Senior Expo
02 77 Sonora High School Golden Regiment Band
02 79 Dancing Queen of Columbia
02 80 Country Cowboy Church
02 81 Sonora Geezers
02 82 Tuolumne County Association of Realtors
02 83 Tuolumne County ARTS Alliance
02 84 NAMI – Tuolumne County
02 85 Bucks Body Shop
02 86 Shriners Color Guard and Marching Patrol
02 87 Elective Divan
02 88 Legion of Honor
02 89 Mother Lode Shrine Clowns
02 90 Motorcycle Patrol
02 91 Alchemist Shrine Clowns
02 92 NOMADS Car Club
02 93 Modesto Mini Lizzies
02 94 NOVKEPS
02 95 Shrine Mounted Patrol
02 97 Dodge Brothers, Sisters and Others
02 98 Community Service Unit
02 99 Country Doctor
02 100 Joanie Gisler’s Lazy G Bar Ranch
02 101   Twain Harte Horsemen, Inc
02 102 Connie Hawkins and Pogonip
02 104 Spurs N’ Lace
02 105 Back Country Horsemen of California
02 107 St Matthew’s Lutheran Church – 2
02 108 Soulsbyville & Twain Harte Bands
02 109 Kountry Kids Preschool
02 110 Sierra Sparks Roller Derby
02 111 ER Energy
02 113 St James Episcopal Church
02 114 Tuolumne County Republican Party
02 116 Sonora Volunteer Fire Department
02 117 Raider Cheerleader
02 118 Aronos Research Club
03 120 Jamestown Panther Band
03 122 Linkline Charter & Tours
03 123 Tuolumne County Special Olympics
03 124 Tuolumne County Historical Society
03 126 Live Oak Veterinary Hospital
03 127 Sonora Youth Football and Cheer
03 128 Give Someone A Chance
03 130 Twain Harte Rotary
03 131 Mother Lode Vein Institute
03 132 Girl Scouts Golden Timbers
03 133 Tuolumne County Youth Centers
03 135 Jerry Goodman
03 136 Ray Woolsey
03 137 Tuolumne City Memorial Museum
03 139 Five Claw
03 140 Trent and Amy Rudloff
03 141 Grandma’s House
03 142 Global Belief Project
03 143 Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee
03 144 Sonora Subaru
03 145 Mother Lode Volkswagen Club
03 147 Summerville High School Cheerleaders
03 148 Randi Murray’s Dance Studio
03 149 Christian Heights Church
03 150 Sierra Repertory Theatre Jr.
03 151 OC Services and Bail Bonds
03 152 Maynords Recovery Center
03 153 Sons of Confederate Veterans
04 154 Sonora/Summerville Elementary Bands
04 155 Sierra NonProfit Services
04 156 Safari Smiles Dental
04 157 Summerville FFA
04 158 The Lodge: Christian Retreat Center and Zoe’s Coffee House
04 159 Orchard Supply Hardware
04 160 Conifer Communication, INC
04 161 Azusa Street Riders
04 162 Speed Energy Drinks Racing
04 164 US Forest Service-CALFIRE-TC Fire
04 165 Foothills Café
04 166 R & S Metals
04 168 Sierra Heavy Duty RV and Truck Center
04 169 McCoy Tire Auto Service
04 170 Purfire
04 171 Buff This
04 172 Matuca 1849 Chapter of E Clampus Vitus

The following are the major street closures before and during the parade;

  • South Washington Street at State Highway 108 will be closed at 8:00 am.
  • North and South Washington Street will be closed at 9:30 am.
  • Stockton Road at Green Street will be closed at 9:30 am.
  • Snell Street at Bonanza Street will be closed at 9:30 am.
  • School Street between Washington St and Snell St will be closed at 9:00 am.

“No parking” will be allowed on Washington Street from Elkin Street to Toby Street, between 5 am and the end of the parade. “No parking” will be allowed on Stockton Road between Washington Street and 70 Stockton Road, between 5 am and the end of the parade. Special signs have been posted for these “No parking” zones. Unfortunately, if you park in these areas your vehicle will be towed!

There will be “No Parking” allowed on the side streets between Washington Street and Green Street and between Washington Street and Stewart Street. This will include Elkin Street, Dodge Street, Jackson Street, Yaney Street, Bradford Street, Theall Street, Linoberg Street, Church Street, June Street, Gold Street, Williams Street, and Lytton Street. These restrictions will start at 5:00 am and will conclude at the end of the parade. Vehicles parked in these areas will be towed!