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Postponement New Dates

Santa Maria Elks Rodeo and Parade announces New Dates for this Year’s 77th Annual Elks Rodeo & Parade

Santa Maria, CA – April 1, 2020 – In the interest of our community and a comeback spirit, the Elks Recreation, Inc. Board of Directors has announced the 77th Annual Elks Rodeo & Parade for this year will now take place with the new dates of September 24-27, 2020 due to the continued concern over COVID-19.

All Elks Rodeo-related activities will be re-scheduled moving forward including the Queen Contest Campaign.This also includes the Elks Rodeo Parade, which will take place on Saturday, September 26 at 9:00am down Broadway.The new Events Schedule will be posted at in addition to any ongoing and updated information.The Elks Recreation, Inc. Board of Directors would like to thank everyone for their continued support during this difficult time.

The health and safety of our volunteers, contestants, fans and staff is our top priority. Elks Recreation, Inc. remains committed to our sponsors, businesses, non-profit organizations, volunteers and fans safety and well-being and will continue to monitor the situation to ensure conditions will allow us to hold the 77th Annual Elks Rodeo & Parade safely on these newly announced dates.

We send our thoughts, prayers and well wishes to those fighting COVID-19 and to those on the front lines, our heroic first responders and medical professionals. We salute you!

For more information contact Tina Tonascia at 805-264-2463 or Johnna Clark at 805-550-6482 or email us at

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