Downtown Parade

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2021

experience tradition

Our annual “Downtown Parade” celebrates the opening of the San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo in Hollister. The parade provides entertainment, community spirit, and sharing this event for all to enjoy. The parade starts at Haydon and San Benito Streets, and proceeds north on San Benito Street to Fifth Street in downtown Hollister. The length of our parade is over one mile long, and include tons of entertainment including wagons, community groups, rodeo contestants and more!

WATCH THE PARADE

50 + Community entries will include marching bands, floats, horsemen and horsewomen (some in the Old Vaquero Tradition), Miss San Benito Rodeo, wagons and many community groups!
Date & Time: TBA
Location: Downtown Hollister, San Benito St.

PARTICIPATE

We welcome bands, floats, drill teams, dance teams, comical groups, military groups and equestrians. Please read or download the General Parade Guidelines found below. Respond early to be considered for placement in our parade. Parade organizers will approve applicants. Notification of acceptance will be emailed.

SPONSOR THE PARADE

Be part of the fun and excitement of the Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade! Become a Sponsor for this San Benito County tradition that started in 1932 and is one of the oldest events in the county. Community support for this event is positive public relations for one of the longest running events in San Benito County. The sponsorship levels (see below) will have a variety of recognition before and on the day of the parade. This is an opportunity to support our wonderful community and keep the tradition of the Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade going for many years to come.

2019 PARADE SPONSORS

VAQUERO SPONSORS

Golden Memorial Insurance Services
Walters And Wolf
Fiesta Sponsors
Top Flavor Farms
Schipper Design
Brent Redmond Transportation Inc.
Country Rose Cafe
San Benito Cattle Co.
Shelton Insurance
Gary & Donna Swanson

SADDLE SPONSORS

Bianchi, Kasavan & Pope
Calvista Insurance Agency
Jrg Attorney’s
K & S Market, Inc.
M & M Farms
Round Table Pizza
Sabor Farms, LLC
Wright Brothers Industrial Supply
Jackson & Leslie Schwabacher
Granite Rock
Union Bank

LASSO SPONSORS

Grunnagle Ament Funeral Home
Morris Grassfed Beef
San Benito Bene
Rovella’s Gym
Gilroy Gaits
Pierce Real Estate
Mckuin Pipeline
Filice Farms LLC
Rabobank
San Benito Engineering

VOLUNTEER

To become a Volunteer, and help make our annual parade a success, please contact:

Jessica Brem
jessicabrem@yahoo.com