Parada del Sol Parade

February 14, 2015

The 62nd Annual Parada del Sol Parade will be held on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. This parade has the distinction of being the “World’s Largest Horsedrawn Parade” and boasts more than 150 parade entries. The Parade starts on Drinkwater Blvd. and runs south down Scottsdale Rd. The route goes east on Second Street and north on Brown, finishing at the intersection of Indian School Rd. and Brown Ave. Arrive early to see the cattle drive, which follows the parade route and starts at 9:50 a.m.

Combined with the Parade is the 2nd Annual Fun Run, which starts at 9 a.m. The run is a total of 1.3 miles. Entry fee is $20 (adults) and $10 (ages 6-12). After January 30, 2015, the price will increase to $25 for adults and $15 for children. For any additional information, please email

Our annual Trail’s End Celebration, presented by Scottsdale Downtown, will begin immediately following the Parada del Sol Parade. The Trail’s End Celebration takes place in Old Town Scottsdale on 1st Avenue, between Brown and Scottsdale Roads. This huge block party is for all ages and features a kid’s area with games, pony rides and more. There will be many food and merchandise vendors, as well as a main stage with live entertainment. When the day is done, be sure to check out the hundreds of original shops located within walking distance!

Don’t miss out on this 62-year tradition of celebrating Scottsdale Western heritage!

Host Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic
13444 E. Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259-5404

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While here for the Parada Del Sol Parade, here are some fine restaurants in Scottsdale within close proximity.
7353 Scottsdale Mall
Barrio Queen
7114 E. Stetson Dr., #105
Brat Haus
3622 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Cafe Forte Bistro
7032 E. Main St.
Cowboy Ciao
7133 E. Stetson Dr., #1
4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Eddie’s House
7042 E. Indian School Rd.
FnB Restaurant
7125 E. 5th Ave., #31
The Herb box
7134 E. Stetson Dr., #320
Hula’s Modern Tiki
7213 E. First Ave.
The House Brasserie
6936 E. Main St.
Old Town Tortilla Factory
6910 E. Main St.
Pig & Pickle
2922 N. Hayden Rd.
Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor
4005 N. Scottsdale Rd.
The concierges at the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s visitors centers are here to help you make the most of your Scottsdale experience. Our destination experts can help you find restaurants, golf courses, recreation options, shopping venues and more. Please contact us by phone, email or visit us in-person.
Toll Free Phone: 800-782-1117
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST Mon. – Fri.
In Person
Scottsdale Fashion Square
Mall Concierge Desk
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. – Sat.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.
Visitor Center
Galleria Corporate Centre
4343 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 170
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
Closed Sat., Sun. and major holidays

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