Citrus Parade

The Cloverdale Citrus Fair Parade has been an annual tradition for decades

Cloverdale Citrus Fair Parade

The Cloverdale Citrus Fair Parade has been an annual tradition for decades. Thousands attend this honored community event to cheer for their favorite float, marching band or equestrian group. Show off your talents and be a part of the fun.

Parade Grand Marshal

Jim DeMartini Honored by the Cloverdale Citrus Fair

In recognition of his many years of service to the fairgrounds at Cloverdale, the Cloverdale Citrus Fair is pleased to announce that James DeMartini has been recognized as the 2024 Citrus Fair Parade Grand Marshall.

DeMartini is entering his 47th year of practice in Cloverdale. His dedication to the community is legendary, he has served as president of the Sonoma County Bar Association, the Cloverdale Rotary Club, the Cloverdale  Lions Century Club, chaired the Cloverdale Planning Commission, Citizens’ General Plan Review Committee,  board member/officer of the Cloverdale Healthcare District for over 35 years, as well as many other foundations and organizations.

He also chaired the Citrus Fair Parade Committee for 10 years and to this day supports the parade by cooking breakfast for the Humboldt Marching Lumberjacks each parade morning. Music plays a big part of DeMartini’s out of court hours as a member of the Healdsburg Community Band and has his own honky-tonk band, Court ‘n’ Disaster.

How to Enter the Parade

Announcers’ Sheet required for ALL entries

2022 Results

Parade Grand Marshal

2022’s parade Grand Marshal was Mary Jane Mittelstadt. Mary Jane, who came to Cloverdale in 1963, was the first woman president of the Cloverdale Citrus Fair Board of Directors. When she arrived in Cloverdale, she thought she “had died and gone to heaven” in the warm and friendly city. She made her contribution to enrich the warmth and friendliness of the community through her long-time contribution to the Citrus Fair and her leadership of its Board. Please join the Cloverdale Citrus Fair in celebrating the contributions of Mary Jane Mittelstadt.

Category Trophy Winner
Float Lightning Athletics
Novelty Group Encore Dance
Bands – Non-Marching Healdsburg Community Band
Bands – Marching Marching Lumberjack
Color Guard American Legion
Marching Unit – Non-Band Ambassadors
Military & Veteran Groups American Legion
Antique & Classical Vehicles Cloverdale Road Runners
Theme Cloverdale Kiwanas
Parade Sweepstakes Winner Pet Parade