Fiesta Bowl Parade video: Floats, bands and Olympian hit streets of Phoenix

PHOENIX - The Fiesta Bowl Parade hit the streets of Downtown Phoenix on Saturday morning, marking its 42nd year with a massive celebration to help ring in the new year, and get ready for the big Fiesta Bowl game in Glendale next week!

The parade featured more than 100 entrants, including high school bands from across the nation, ornate floats and displays, and even some of the ABC15 team.

The two-mile parade began at 11 a.m., rolling down Central Avenue just north of Montebello Avenue, entertaining thousands of spectators along the parade route.

2012 Fiesta Bowl Parade lineup (in order of appearance):

Fort McDowell Veterans Association Honor Guard
Strut n Stuff Pom and Dance Team
Fort McDowell President, Dr. Clinton Pattea
Fort McDowell Balloons
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Vice President, Bernadine Burnette
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Treasurer, Pamela Mott
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Council member, Paul Russell
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Council member, Pansy Thomas
Fort McDowell  Yavapai Nation Council Secretary, Selena Castaneda
Michigan State
Fiesta Bowl Spirit Balloon
Fiesta Bowl Committee and Life Members
Steve Whiteman, Fiesta Bowl Chairman of the Board
Brett Benton, Fiesta Bowl Committee Chairman
Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors and Life Directors
Hall of Flame
Fiesta Bowl Ambassadors
Salem High School
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Float
Arizona Governor, Jan Brewer
Tostitos Balloon
Wells Fargo Stagecoach
Ballet Folklorico Alegria
Trumbull High School
Tempe Community Float
Arabian Horse Association
Arizona Avengers
Justice League of Arizona
Fort McDowell Veterans Association Elders
Fort McDowell - Traditional Doll Balloon
TCU
100 Years of Chevy
Prescott Antique Fire Truck
Desert Edge High School
Ghostbusters
Frys Sun City Poms
Arizona Mini Mystique
PVNGS Honor Guard
Corona del Sol Steel Band
Grand Marshal, Missy Franklin
US Airways - Dooey the Plane Balloon
Grand Canyon University Float
Grand Canyon University Band and Cheer/Dance/Thunder Club
Brian Bednar, Fiesta Bowl Chair of the Year
Senior Arizona Pageant
Winslow Community Float
Fairfield High School
Arizona Milk Producers Half Pint Judges
Arizona Milk Producers Balloon
Mykel F Miller Battalion
Bill Williams Mountain Men
Arizona Twirling Athletes
City of Phoenix Mayor, Greg Stanton
Play it Again Band
Fiesta Bowl Twirl-Pom-Cheer-Flag and Dance Champs
Fiesta Bowl Queen and Court
Fort McDowell Adventures presents 2013 Tribal Royalty
ABC15's Terri Ouellette
LifeLock - Lockman Balloon
Pittsburg High School
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Phoeniquera Classics Car Club
Cannedy Dance Centre
Golden West Cowgirls
NW Valley Firefighters Honor Guard
Williams Community Float
First Credit Union - Piggy Bank Balloon
Casa Grande High School
Fort McDowell News Chopper-Reporter Bruce Haffner, "Chopper Guy"
Hashknife
Fiesta Bowl Mascot, Spirit
Jan and Dan Nowell, Fiesta Bowl Volunteers of the Year
Carol Piowarsy, Fiesta Bowl Lifetime Achievement Award
Payson  Community Float
Payson High School
CDW - Cowboy Balloon
Don't be a Chump! Check for a Lump!
Wild Women of the West
Folklorico Lindo y Querido
NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba/Payson Ranger District - U.S. Forest Service
Elko High School
Vegas.com Balloon
Buffalo Soldiers of America
Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band
Arizona Star Wars Costuming
Desert Jewel Gypsy Horses
Disney on Ice – Presents Dare to Dream
POW MIA KIA honor guard
Culver's Ice Cream Sundae balloon
Grove City High School
Ramey Peru Jr., Fiesta Bowl Member of the Year
George Hostal, Fiesta Bowl Rookie of the Year
Phoenix Sky Harbor - Amelia the Airplane Balloon
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Fire Department
Fiesta Bowl Float
Normal West High School
Papa Murphy's AZ State Flag Balloon
Arizona High Bike Riders
I AM Ranch
APS Clown Troupe with the Avengers
Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade Chairman, Terry Ricketts
Fushicho Daiko
Cowgirl Historical Foundation
Sleep America Balloon
Alexis I. Dupont High School
Wickenburg Community Float
Granite Mountain Riders
Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association
Donate Life Balloon
AEF Arizona Teachers of the Year
Basha High School
Turf Equipment Source
Fort McDowell - Cradle Baby Balloon
Caribbean Zone
United States Marshals Posse
Baxter the Bobcat
Farmers Insurance balloon
First Institutional Baptist Church Cheerleaders
Amador Valley High School
Fighter Country Partnership - American Flag Balloon
El Zaribah Shriners
Arizona Equine Rescue
Ford - Offical Vehicle of the Parade

 

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