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


Registration must take place by July 31st. 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 Burnco Site will be open on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 pm for participants wishing to bring floats. Camping permitted, no open fires. No parking on the grass please and livestock must not be left on-site. Overnight security will be provided. Confirmations is required if you are planning on arriving and leaving items on Sunday.


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 are not. Remember to bring water for your animals.

Form up to start

Monday – Parade Day

    6:00 am Burnco Form-up site opens - On-site registration

        7:00 Coffee, water and juice available for volunteers and participants

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

        9:45 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.