One Week Remaining for 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade Applications


Kandace Hurdle

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Applications are due next week for specialty and equestrian units for the 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.  Those interested in participating must submit an application through the Parade page at by Tuesday, Aug. 31.  

The 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade is scheduled for Friday, December 31, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Valley residents and visitors alike annually line the streets of central Phoenix to witness this beloved Arizona tradition featuring a fantastic display of beautiful floats, high-flying helium balloons, VIP guests, incredible marching bands, and specialty and equestrian units.

Groups applying for this year’s event are encouraged to submit entries that reflect Arizona’s unique cultural heritage and breathtaking desert landscapes. Those applying as specialty units should be non-equestrian entries that will perform as the Parade continuously moves along the route.

Those applying to participate in the Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade are not guaranteed approval for participation; all applications will be reviewed by the selection committee and notifications will be sent out mid-September.

To apply, please visit or contact Hannah Matthews at (480)350-0924 or at