September 2017
Mt. San Antonio from Rancho Cucamonga
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Call for Entries: 2017 Founders Day Community Parade

Apply now to participate in the Founders Day Community Parade.

This year's theme is "40 Years of Hometown Heroes - Honoring Our Veterans and Local Heroes," presented by Mark Christopher Auto Center. We are proud to recognize both our veterans and the City of Rancho Cucamonga's 40th Anniversary Ruby Jubilee. The parade will kick-off on Saturday, November 11, at 9:00 a.m. Join us along the parade route that begins at Day Creek and Foothill Boulevard, continues south to Jack Benny Drive, and concludes at the Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter.

Businesses, schools, youth groups and other organizations are encouraged to submit parade entry applications and participate in the parade. Participation is free, however all groups must pre-register and submit an entry application available online at

Groups are encouraged to create small floats or themed marching units. All entries must have a banner to identify their group, and be uniformed, costumed, or appropriately represent the parade theme. The entry deadline is Sunday, October 1, 2017. Award categories include best representation of theme, most spirited, most participation, and best overall float. The group that best embodies the spirit of the day will win the highly coveted Founders Award.

For more information regarding the Founders Day Community Parade, please contact the Special Events Division, City of Rancho Cucamonga Community Services Department, at (909) 477-2760, or visit