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Marana Founders' Day


Parade begins at 10am. Judging and activities will be held along Marana Main Street. Stay tuned for the parade route.


Marana Radio Control Flyers

Marana Unified School District

McDonald's Restaurant

McGruff Crime Monster Truck

Melvin Nunn

MHC Healthare

Miss Town of Marana, Miss Town of Marana Outstanding Teen, Miss Pima County's Outstanding Teen

Mountain Vista Fire District

Nick's Trucking

Northwest Fire Department

Northwest Outriders Tractor Project/ 4H Club

Open Doors Community School


Oro Valley Bicycle at Ina

Pest - Techs

Picture Rocks Cub Scout Pack 218

Picture Rocks Elementary

Pima County Cinderella Scholarship Program

Power From the Past

Rich Welch

Royann Parker

Sabbar Shriners

Smokey the Bear

St. Christopher's Catholic Church

Stuart the Minion

Thomas Destefano

Town of Marana Mayor and Council

Triple L Feed

Truly Nolan

Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee

VFW Post 5990

VFW Rangers Mounted Color Guard

Village Automotive

Al Kern

Alive in Christ Church

Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation at Old Tucson

Avra Valley Fire District

AZ Truck & Tractor Pulls Inc.


Benson Butterfield Rodeo

Block Bully Motorsports

Bridle Bit Ranch LLC

Buffalo Soldiers

Burrera Farms

Butterfield Elementary School

Catalina Brewing Co

Chris Purviance

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Despain Cattle Co

Disabled American Veterans

Eddie's Towing

Fireman Bill

Girl Scout Troop 193

Girl Scout Troop 1977

Gladden Farms Elementary

K.G. Fincher

KOLD Tucson News Now

L. Sheldon Family & Friends/ Whetstone Riders

M.Y. Martial Arts - Marana

Marana Chamber of Commerce

Marana Color Guard

Marana Dental Care

Marana FFA

Marana Heritage Conservancy: Heritage on Wheels

Marana High School Student Council

Marana High School Tiger Pride Marching Band

Marana High School Junior Varsity Cheer

Marana Police Department and Explorers

Marana Raceway



Join us on Marana Main Street for parade activities and to see each participant show everyone what makes them special. Parking will be easily accessible from Bill Gaudette Drive. 

Please note: candies and giveaways given out at the parade may contain ingredients that can disrupt allergies or sensitivities. 


Every year, the Town of Marana awards distinguished citizens for their service in the community. This year, the winners will receive their awards on the Marana Founders' Day stage, and be featured in the parade. Know someone deserving of these awards? Let us know!


Provided by the Marana Host Lions Club, will feature several amazing vehicles from all over southern Arizona. Browse through the show and stay to see the results of the competition.

To participate in the car show please call Themla Brazier-Quale at (520) 408-3438


Beer Garden: Enjoy a cold drink in our beer garden, conveniently located next to our Town stage.

Inflatable Games: We will have several inflatable games available for all ages

Games: Compete in some good old fashioned games with your family and friends

Pancake Breakfast: Hosted by the Marana Community Food Bank. Enjoy a hearty and tasty breakfast knowing that your purchase goes back into our community.


  • 10:30am - 11:30am Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo High School
  • 11:45am - 12:15pm Show Biz Academy of Dance
  • 12:30pm - 12:45pm Marana High School Choir: Individual Performances
  • 1:00pm Announce Winners of Parade Categories
  • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Mexican Folklorico Performers
  • 2:15pm: Announce winners of Car Show, Branding Iron Award, Youth Legacy Award
  • 2:30pm - 3:00pm Tucson Chinese Cultural Center - Lion Dance Troupe


Non Food Vendors

Mountain View Baptist Church

New York Life

Nighthawk 72  Marine Corps League Detachment #1344

Open Doors Community School

Picture Rocks Cub Scouts Pack 218

Picture Rocks Elementary PTO

Pima for Kids

RicoMartin Photography


Sun & Shield Baptist Church

The Pampered Chef

Thirty One Gifts

Tompkins Family Chiropractic

Twin Peaks Veterinary Center


Usborne Books & More

VFW Post 5990

Walton Orthodontics

Williams Crafts

Town of Marana

Marana Chamber of Commerce


Airbrush Artworks

Alive in Christ Church

All America City Students

Allstate: Shannon Burke Insurance Agency


Arizona Puggle Rescue, Inc.

CareMore Health Plan

Clean Comedy Trust

Community Christian Church

Continental Baptist Church

Dakota's Bows


Disckason Artisans

Disabled American Veterans

Discount Muffler

Essentially Healthy


Fowler Chiropractic

Friends of the Ironwood Forest

Gladden Farms Family Dentistry

Hughes Federal Credit Union

LuLaRoe - Kyla Norris

LuLaRoe - Rebecca Smith

Marana Dental Care

Marana Prevention Alliance

Mary Kay

MHC Healthcare Center

Thank you to Our Partners