The tradition of the Mother Lode Round-Up and the world famous Mother Lode Round-Up Parade continues as a tribute to the Western heritage here in the Mother Lode and makes you want to own real estate in Sonora so you can experience it first hand. The Mother Lode Rodeo is in its 54th year.
This year’s activities begin with the Cowgirl luncheon on April 10 followed by the Great Steak BBQ on April 16. All this fun winds up with the finale at the Round-Up Parade and Rodeo on Mother’s Day weekend. For detailed event information go to http://www.motherloderoundup.com/
The world famous Mother Lode Round-Up Parade kicks off in Downtown Sonora at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7th get there early as this is a popular event and there will be a crowd! If you owned Twain Harte real estate or Sonora real estate it would make attending this great weekend event easy! There will feature nearly 200 parade entries marching down the entire length of Washington Street. As usual, thousands of spectators can be expected, lining the street to watch and cheer. It draws over 50,000 visitors and spectators and has become one of “the events to see” in California.
The Mother Lode Round Up Rodeo is a two day competition with rodeo action May 7th & 8th beginning at 2pm. The Round Up Rodeo is a real bronco-bustin’ Rodeo with over 350 cowboys competing in Bareback Riding, Barrel Racing, Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling and Team Roping.
The Rodeo begins on Saturday at 2pm, after the parade crowd heads over to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds. Then, on Saturday night, hats will be ‘bobbin’ and boots-a-stompin’ as the first day of Rodeo is topped off with a Cowboy dance, at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds with country music from California Cowboys.
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