Western Rodeo Parade & Cattle Drive

Friday, September 11
Downtown Puyallup



The Western Rodeo Parade & Cattle Drive is a great way to kick off the start of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. The annual Cattle Drive starts at 10am and travels down Meridian Street in downtown Puyallup.

It’s an hour-long event you won’t want to miss. Enjoy the parade, then wander down to the Fair before noon to take advantage of FREE gate admission from 9am until noon. Parade is free, no ticket required.

This is a non-motorized parade, including equestrian drill teamsdraft horse hitchesmilitary marching bandsgreat musical entertainmentroyalty, and cowboys on horseback. 

Entry Information

Interested in participating in the parade? Download the parade application form here

Washington State Fair Rodeo Breakfast

Before the Parade, come to breakfast! Join us September 11 for the Washington State Fair Rodeo Breakfast in the City of Puyallup’s Pioneer Park Pavilion from 7:30am - 10am. We'll be serving pancakes off the griddle, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverages for just $2 per person!


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