2023 NM State Fair Parade
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2023 NM State Fair Parade

The New Mexico State Fair Parade, long established as the biggest parade in the state, marshaled and assisted by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Posse is open to participation by anyone!

The parade will begin Saturday, September 9th at 8:30am at around Louisiana and Central, and will head west to Girard.

If you have any questions concerning entries please call us at (505) 222-9700

Due to a High Number of Applicants this Event is Now Closed!

2023 Parade Winners

1a. Queens and Royalty (18 and older)
1st - Bernalillo County Sheriff's Posse Queen
2nd - Fiesta de Taos
3rd - Zuni Royalty

1b. Queens and Royalty (17 and younger)
1st - Santo Domingo School Royalty
2nd - Little Miss Indian/Madison Sheraton
3rd - NM Cinderella Scholarship Pageant

2. Riding
1st - Tres Portillos
2nd - Charro Team
3rd - Valencia County Sheriff's Posse

3. School Bands
1st - Robertson High School Band

4. Non-School Bands
1st - NM Shriners

5. Non-School Marching Groups
1st - Danza Senor San Jose
2nd - Kennedy 2024

6. Drill Teams
1st - Rise Up Dance
2nd - Dancing Stars
3rd - Dancing Divas

7. Cheerleaders
1st - Albuquerque High School
2nd - Kit Carson Elementary

1st - Albuquerque HS JROTC

Vehicles Class 10a
1st - 1963 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
2nd - ABQ Ride Antique Bus
3rd - 79 Truck Club NM

Vehicles Class 10b Classic
1st - NM Shriners

Vehicles Class 10d Lowriders
1st - APD Low Rider Club
2nd - Banzia Cruisers
3rd - True Homiez

Vehicles Class 10e Motorcycles
1st - NM State Police Motor Unit

Vehicles Class 10g Military Vehicles
1st - NM Roadrunner Convoy
2nd - US Coast Guard Recruiting

Vehicles Class 10h Tractors
1st - South Valley Heritage Tractors
2nd - Crane Service Inc.

Vehicles Class 10i Floats
1st - Baila! Baila! Dance Academy 35th Anniversary
2nd - EH Modeling Academy
3rd - Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana

Theme Award: Down Low Car Club
Judges Award: Color Guard
Fantasy Award: Baila Baila!
Grand Marshal Award: Kenny Thomas and John Cordova
Governors Award: State Police
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