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Mother Lode Round-Up Parade

The world famous Mother Lode Round-Up Parade begins in Downtown Sonora at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12th, and will feature more than 150 parade entries marching, trotting and rolling down the entire length of Washington Street from HWY 108 to the High School. The Parade 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.

2017 Parade Entries
Section Entry # Entry Name
0 Lead 11 2016 Junior Queen Shyanne Clopton
0 Lead 8 2016 Queen Karissa Rogers
0 Lead 10 2017 Junior Queen 1st Runner Up Ginna Hahn
0 Lead 9 2017 Junior Queen Kaitlyn Rumsey
0 Lead 7 2017 Queen 1st Runner Up Taylor Mossa
0 Lead 6 2017 Queen Mary Suess
2 125 49er Cab
2 118 Aahmes Shriner Motorcycle Patrol
2 119 Aahmes Shriners
2 116 Aahmes Shriners Elective Divan
2 120 Aahmes Shriners Novkeps
2 101 American Sports Acro & Gymnastics
2 124 Amerigas Propane
3 128 Aronos Research Women’s Club
1 53 Assemblyman Frank Bigelow
4 155 Azusa Street Riders
3 132 Backcountry Horsemen of California, Mid-Valley Unit
4 157 Belleview Elementary School Band
0 Lead 30 Black Oak Casino Resort
0 Lead 23 Calaveras Saddle Queen
3 143 Calaveras/Tuolumne Cattlewomen
4 159 CAL-FIRE, Tuolumne County Fire & Forest Service
0 Lead 26 California Highway Patrol
0 Lead 19 California Rodeo Salinas
0 Lead 3 Captain Tom Hudson
1 58 Celebrate Recovery
2 95 Chicken Ranch Casino
4 154 Christian Heights Church
3 139 Christian Motorcyclists Assn.
0 Lead 45 Clarke Broadcasting
4 156 Columbia College Forestry & Natural Resources Club
3 140 Columbia Elementary 49er Band
0 Lead 49 Conifer Communications
1 57 Connie Hawkins and Pogonip
1 69 Country Doctor, Davey Doc Wiser
1 51 Curtis Creek Mustang Band
0 Lead 44 Day-0 Espresso and Smoothies
2 104 Dick Mitchell
4 161 E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849
4 163 E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849
4 162 E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849
4 160 E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter1849
2 123 Elks Club
1 64 Ella Njirich
3 138 Engine Company #1 , Columbia VFD
4 150 Foothill Leadership Academy Lion Band
1 85 Friends of the Mother Lode Fairgrounds
1 66 Future Cowgirls
1 77 Girl Scouts Golden Timbers
3 141 Grace Moving Company
0 Lead 4 Grand Marshal – John Egger
0 Lead 46 Green Dog Beer Co. & Bourbon Barrel
1 89 Harvest Fellowship Church
2 96 Jamestown School District
4 152 Joe Hallett
2 91 Joint Elementary School Band
0 Lead 48 Kamps Propane
1 84 Kountry Kids Preschool
3 129 Ladies of the Valley
3 130 Laurette Locke
4 153 Les Schwab Tires
1 67 Leslie Cowboys
1 87 Linkline Charter & Tours
0 Lead 5 Major Sponsor Flags
0 Lead 21 McKensey Middleton 2017 Miss Rodeo Oakdale
3 131 Mid Valley Cowbelles
0 Lead 18 Miss Rodeo California 2017 Brittney Phillips
1 82 Miss Tuolumne County Scholarship Pageant
3 144 Monterey County Sheriff’s Posse
3 142 Mother Lode Corvettes
1 78 Mother Lode Dance Academy
2 113 Mother Lode Region Antique Automobile Club of America
2 117 Mother Lode Shrine Clowns
0 Lead 14 Mother of the Year – Toni Wivell
1 71 Nancy’s Hope Thrift Store
1 74 Northern Calif. Dodge Brothers & Sisters
3 147 OC Services – Oscar Martinez Bail Bonds
1 81 Onstage Dance Studio
3 127 Orange Crush Marching Band
1 65 Paige Njirich
0 Lead 34 Past Captain Martin
0 Lead 38 Past Captain Rodgers & Queen Ginn
0 Lead 33 Past Captains & Queens wagon
0 Lead 36 Past Captains Castle and Williams
0 Lead 40 Past Queens Diggin & Brennan
0 Lead 32 Past Queens Gookin & Kunz & Past Captain Popke
0 Lead 42 Past Queen’s Haynie and Ryan
0 Lead 39 Past Queens Holland & Howell
0 Lead 31 Past Queens Shell Sisters
0 Lead 37 Past Queens Woodral & Kermeen
0 Lead 41 Past Round Up Queens Jobe & Talamantes
2 103 Pedroni Racing
4 158 R & S Metal
1 75 Re-elect Laura Krieg , Tuolumne County D.A. , 2018
2 121 Rockin Bar B
2 99 Rockon Propane Tank Covers
1 61 Ryan Lawson
1 59 Sierra Cowgirls
2 126 Sierra Xplosion
3 137 Sonora A’s
2 110 Sonora Christian Life Center
2 112 Sonora Elementary Bobcat Band
2 122 Sonora Emblem Club #124
0 Lead 47 Sonora Ford and Subaru of Sonora
3 134 Sonora Geezers
0 Lead 29 Sonora High School Golden Regiment Band
0 Lead 27 Sonora Regional Medical Center
1 52 Sonora Vets Helping Vets
2 97 Sonora’s Historic Red Church
2 100 Sons of Confederate Vets
1 72 Soulsbyville School Marching Band
3 146 St Matthew Lutheran Church group 2
2 92 St Patrick’s Catholic Church
1 70 St. Matthew Lutheran Church group 1
3 133 State of Jefferson
3 136 Summerville FFA
1 79 Summerville Parent Nursery School
0 Lead 1 TCSP 2017 Color Guard
4 151 The Bridal Vault
1 62 The Future Of Rodeo
3 149 The R & R’s (Retired Rebels)
0 Lead 17 The Rawhide Saloon
2 93 Tuolumne City Memorial Museum
0 Lead 16 Tuolumne County Transit
3 135 Tuolumne County Action Forum
2 114 Tuolumne County Association of Realtors
1 55 Tuolumne County Public Health
0 Lead 2 Tuolumne County Sheriff Jim Mele
1 86 Tuolumne County Special Olympics
1 80 Tuolumne County Youth Centers
3 148 Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee
3 145 Twain Harte Horsemen, Inc.
2 109 Twain Harte Rotary
2 107 VFW Post 3154
2 106 Vietnam Veterans of America

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!