The 68th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Historic Parade and Trail’s End Festival presented by Oliver Smith Jeweler will return to the streets of Old Town Scottsdale on Feb. 5. The longstanding event — managed by the Scottsdale Charros, Scottsdale’s Goodwill Ambassadors — brings together the community, Scottsdale visitors and local businesspeople to celebrate Scottsdale’s western roots and vibrant culture.[Read more…]
Arizona nonprofit provides more than vanity
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Parade, block party postponed to 2022
The organizers of the Scottsdale Parada del Sol have announced the 2021 parade and Trail’s End Festival have been canceled.
“After careful consideration the 2021 Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival has been postponed,” said Parada del Sol Parade Chairman Jose Leon.[Read more…]
After-school program offers more than horsemanship
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Philanthropic group answers call funding to help kids in need
Investing in education remains a top priority for the Scottsdale Charros—despite of and due to many uncertainties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic—as the philanthropic group gave $40,000 to Scottsdale Unified School District.[Read more…]
Scottsdale Charros seek to serve and preserve old west heritage
The images of the old west one may conjure when daydreaming are perfectly embodied by a Saturday afternoon in February at a place many in the Valley of the Sun envisage as “The West’s Most Western Town.”
The 68th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade & Trail’s End Festival will go off in early February 2021—and aims to be a keynote representation of Scottsdale’s past, present and future.
But this year, a group of local community stewards—American cowboys at heart—are spearheading the effort in partnership with the city of Scottsdale and legacy Parada del Sol leadership.[Read more…]
Scottsdale Charros illustrate resiliency of local philanthropic outfits
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The love of our community will be needed by local businesses soon
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