The 2022 Greenbelt Labor Day Festival Parade will take place on Monday, September 5, 2022, from 10 AM to 12 PM. This year will mark the 66th 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.

If you are interested in participating in the 2022 Greenbelt Labor Day Parade, please visit the Parade Participants section of this website.

Your group must be pre-registered for the parade no later than August 26, 2022, to be eligible for any parade award. Non-political pre-registered parade participants are eligible for various parade awards, such as “Best in Parade,” “Most Humorous,” “Best Pet Unit,” “Best Performing Group,” “Best Community,” “Most Entertaining,” etc.

Please email with any questions or concerns.

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



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.