2022 Founders Day Community Parade

Happiness is… Celebrating what makes us happy!

2022 Founders Day Community Parade - Saturday, November 12th, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Founders Day 2022 entertainment

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.

Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 a.m. on Jack Benny Drive

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




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 parade disbanding.

Closures: The following areas will be closed from 5:00 a.m. – 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.)

Founders Day Route 2022

2022 Founders Day parade entries