Rodeo Parade Road Closures 2024

Published on February 20, 2024

This Thursday, February 22, 2024, the following streets will close to vehicular travel for the 99th Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade:

  • Irvington Road and 12th Avenue Intersection
    • Full closure of Irvington east of 12th Avenue at 7 a.m.
    • Eastbound motorists from I-10 can make a left turn to head north on 12th Avenue and a right turn to head south on 12th Avenue 
  • 12th Avenue and Nebraska Street
    • Nebraska Street closed just east of 12th Avenue at 7 a.m.
    • Southbound motorists can make a right turn to head west on Nebraska Street from 12th Avenue
  • Irvington Road and S. Third Avenue
    • Full closure of Irvington Road just east of S. Third Avenue at 7 a.m.
  • 6th Avenue and Michigan Street
    • Full closure of 6th Avenue just south of Michigan Street at 7 a.m.
  • S. Nogales Highway and Drexel Road
    • Full closure of intersection south of Drexel Road at 8:30 a.m.
  • Drexel Road and S. First Avenue
    • Full closure of Drexel Road just west of S. First Avenue at 7 a.m.
  • Drexel Road and 12th Avenue
    • Full closure of 12th Avenue south of Drexel Road at 7 a.m.
  • Drexel Road and Santa Clara
    • Full closure of Drexel Road just east of Santa Clara at 7 a.m.

The Parade begins at 9 a.m. on 12th Avenue and Drexel Road, heading east on Drexel Road to S. Nogales Highway, turning north on S. Nogales Highway / S. Sixth Avenue, and then traveling north on S. Nogales Highway / S. Sixth Avenue across Irvington Road and returning to the Rodeo Grounds. 


Simple map of the 2024 Tucson Rodeo Parade Route


Motorists can expect delays associated with this event so please plan accordingly.  The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling or walking in this area. Please watch for event participants, obey all traffic control, and watch for detour signs and personnel providing traffic control.

For more information about the Rodeo Parade, including additional road closure information, visit: 

For questions about the Rodeo Parade and any concerns about the impacts you can call the City of Tucson's new 311 service line. To call, enter 3-1-1 on your mobile or home phone. You may also contact the Tucson Rodeo Parade by calling (520) 294-1280.

Learn more about Tucson's new 311 service line and the Tucson311 service request portal and app here: