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California Rodeo Accepting Colmo del Rodeo Parade Entries

Participate in this Community Event on July 11th

The California Rodeo Salinas is now accepting entry applications for the 2015 Colmo del Rodeo Parade. The parade has been a part of the traditions associated with Big Week and the California Rodeo Salinas for many years. The parade will roll through Old Town Salinas on Saturday July 11th starting at 8pm, following the Kiddie Kapers Parade. Thousands of people line the streets for this free parade that features lighted entries consisting of floats, tractors, golf carts, bands and more.


Information and entry forms can be found at and will be accepted until June 1st.


The committee is seeking additional sponsors for this community event. Contact Barbara Balentine at 831-775-3104 or to get your company involved in the Colmo del Rodeo Parade.


Current sponsors include:

Gold Sponsor: Monterey County Surveyors

Silver Sponsor: Tanimura & Antle

Nickel Sponsor: Alco Water

Announcer Stand Sponsors: JoyPer’s Shoes and Clothing, Monterey County Petroleum



About the California Rodeo

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 16-19, 2015. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns between $200,000 and $300,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.


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