The parade commencing at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 4th.


Registration is now closed. There will be no on-site registration. The size of the parade is limited, and due to the number of applications we receive, we may not be able to accept late or incomplete applications. All applicants will be contacted to confirm their participation in the parade.

All Entries will receive an emailed package just prior to the parade, containing specific form-up details, your line-up number as well as the entire line-up list, to facilitate for the form up process.

Form up Area:

The form up area is the Burnco Site on River Ave just south of Griffin Road. All parade participants must be on the Burnco site no later than 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning.

The Volker Stevin Yard site will be used this year for Float Staging and Preparations, all trailers are to be parked in the Volker yard site as well

Participants must then make their way to the Burnco Site and line up behind their assigned number (as to not block the roadway). NEW THIS YEAR: we will be forming up as per the lineup order upon arrival at the Burnco Site, numbers will be placed along the gravel road.


Livestock is permitted on the site, however you must clean up prior to your departure. Bins will be placed throughout the site for manure, etc. Livestock is permitted on the grass areas, however your trailers must be parked at the Volker Stevin Yard Site (South of Burnco). Remember to bring water for your animals.

Form up to start

Monday AM – Parade Day

   6:30 Burnco Form-up site opens - On-site registration

        7:00 Coffee, water, juice and light snacks available for volunteers &

        9:00 Barricades go up - roads closing

        9:30 Form up area closes – all entries must be in the Burnco form up area

        9:10 Pre-parade entertainment starts

        10:30 Parade starts

        4:00 pm Site must be vacated by all participants, livestock and equipment

Mailing address: Cochrane Labour Day Parade, Box 824, Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9
Fax for applications and proof of insurance: 403-932-5733

Attn: Cochrane Labour Day Parade Email: 

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.