Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade: Floats, helium balloons, marching bands and equestrian groups travel a two-mile route in a parade that’s become a time-honored Valley tradition.
DETAILS >> 11 a.m. Saturday. Begins at Central and Montebello avenues in Phoenix and travels south on Central Avenue, then east on Camelback Road and south on Seventh Street to Minnezona Avenue. Free, but arrive early to stake out the best view. Reserved seating available for $25; $10 for reserved disabled seating. (480) 517-6296 or www.fiestabowl.org.