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APPLYING IS EASY!  The Marlborough Labor Day Parade Manual, which includes the parade’s Rules and Regulations, the defined route, and shuttle information   (click for quick view) can be downloaded here for review. An electronic participation application can be found on this website; helping to make the process quick and easy.

MLDP Manual

Completed application forms, including any additional/necessary requests, should be sent to:  City of Marlborough Labor Day Parade  – 140 Main St., 4th floor Marlborough, MA 01752 – Attn: MLDP

Upon acceptance into the parade, donation checks should be made out to the City of Marlborough  (noted in the check’s memo section Labor Day Parade) and should be sent by August 15th to this same address.

QUESTIONS not addressed in the Marlborough Labor Day Parade Manual or for inquiries regarding sponsoring a particular float or organization (that may mirror your company or organization’s mission or interests) can be addressed to Leanne Cordishi at or call 774-463-9517.                                                                              

PREPARATIONS for the parade begin in February, and then move into full gear in April.  Many of the groups, that have participated in the past, send their applications in prior to the July 15th deadline with a copy of their group’s insurance binder.  All applicants will be considered for the quality and nature of the performance offered, specific needs, and budgetary restrictions, as well as similarity to other groups/bands/floats already accepted into the parade.

ACCEPTED APPLICANTS will be notified no later than August 1, 2017 and will receive a Parade Contract with the negotiated donation amount noted on the form with the group/individual/organization’s Parade Division Assignment. Prior to the submission of an application, applicants are encouraged to read the Rules and Regulations regarding the parade as outlined in the MLDP Manual. The Rules and Regulations have been established to assure a safe and orderly Line of March.  Checks and completed contracts that include a copy of your group’s insurance binder are due no later than August 15th.  Completed contracts not received by August 15th may result in an organization/group/band/float’s inability to participate in the parade.