The 2021 Greenbelt Labor Day Festival Parade will take place on Monday, September 6, 2021 from 10am to noon. This year will mark the 65th year of the parade. The first parade took place in 1956 during the second year of the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival, and was not held in 2020 due the COVID-19 pandemic.

Registration for the parade is now closed. All participants must have been pre-registered by August 27, 2021. Please contact with any questions.

Absolutely no late parade entrants will be allowed. Prospective non-registered parade participants WILL be turned away if you show up at parade check-in.

Are you registered for the 2021 Labor Day Parade?

Click here for line-up list that provides your group’s parade line-up position number and any special check-in instructions for your group. Prior to September 4, 2021 this listing may be subject to change, so please check back on September 4th for the final listing. More info for Parade Participants can be found here

The parade route is along Crescent Road, from Greenhill Road to Southway.Greenbelt_Parade_Map


You may also enjoy a YouTube video from 2020 of a variety of highlights over the years or the entire 2019 Greenbelt Labor Day Parade:


You can follow along the above parade video with this list of last year’s parade participants.

Over the past several years, Greenbelt Municipal Access Television has filmed each Greenbelt Labor Day Parade. The historical parade video was created by selecting excerpts from those videos taken over the past 20 years. The video was edited by Beverly Palau of Greenbelt Municipal Access Television with assistance from Jim Tilton, the Greenbelt Labor Day Parade Coordinator.

Please email with any questions or concerns.