Happiness is… Celebrating what makes us happy!
Welcome back! We are so excited to present our Founders Day Community Parade after 2 years! We have missed seeing your smiling faces and infectious energy out on the parade route—celebrating our community and the incorporation of our city.
2022 Founders Day Community Parade Award Winners:
- Theme Award: Central School District
- Founders Award: John L. Golden Elementary School Chorus
- Most Entertaining: Herencia Mexicana Folkloric Group
- Community Choice: The Grapeland Grizzly Choir
Founders School Spirit Award
Calling ALL Rancho Cucamonga school districts! Join us on Saturday, November 12, 2022 to celebrate the City’s birthday at the Founders Day Community Parade. Help line the parade route in your district’s designated section to show your school spirit! The district with the largest number of attendees showing the most spirit for their schools will be selected as our Founders School Spirit Award winner! Which District will be our inaugural winner of the Spirit Award? It could be yours!
Parking: Spectators are encouraged to park at the RC Sports Center (8303 Rochester Ave.) or at the Foothill Crossings Center just south of Foothill Blvd. on Day Creek. Please note—some areas of the Foothill Crossings Center parking lots will be closed off to vehicle traffic for the parade disbanding.
Closures: The following areas will be closed from 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (or until the parade route has been fully cleared for the closure to be lifted, which may be earlier than 11:30 a.m.):
-Day Creek Blvd. - South of Foothill Blvd. (south of the roundabout)
-Jack Benny Dr.
-Intersection of Rochester and Jack Benny Dr.
-Rochester Ave. - Just south of Stadium Way to allow access to parking lot G and The Bates Company property north entrance
-All driveways to Jack Benny Drive from businesses on the north and south side of Jack Benny (access to these businesses will only be available via Arrow Rte. and Rochester Ave. or Foothill Blvd. and Rochester Ave.)