The 60th Annual Labor Day Parade is Coming!
The parade will take place on Monday, September 5, 2022. The line-up will begin at 8:00 am, and the parade is scheduled to step off at 10:00 a.m.
We thank you for your past participation and look forward to having your group/organization join us again this year for what is promising to be another great event!
Please complete the form below, or download and return the application to the address provided below no later than August 10, 2022.
Checks should be made payable and sent to Newtown Labor Day Parade, Inc. PO Box 746 • Newtown CT 06470.
Check out our Facebook page for general information and to view details of your division and line up instructions by mid-August. Please LIKE and SHARE our Facebook page: Newtown Labor Day Parade.
In an effort to streamline the parade and to ensure everyone’s safety, as well as following guidance from the Newtown Police, the parade committee has updated its rules and regulations. Please review them carefully and share them with your organization.
- No 18 wheel vehicles
- No more than 3 vehicles representing your organization. (Emergency Vehicles Excluded)
- Limit of 20 marchers (If many more; please put them in or on a float, truck, flatbed).
- No throwing of candy from moving vehicles.
- Please limit your routines at the Grandstands to 3 minutes
- Commercial entries are requested to make a donation in support of the parade. The suggested donation is $200.00 per vehicle; unless it is a creative float.
- There is no participation fee for schools; karate schools, dance schools, etc.
- The parade committee is seeking creativity from all our entrants, including businesses as judging and awards will be given.
The Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee is pleased to announce the 2022 Grand Marshals for the 60th Annual Newtown Labor Day Parade, Mr. & Mrs. Robert (Bob) and Margot Hall.
Robert (Bob) is a practicing attorney; he was also the town attorney from 1967 to 1975. Margot is a retired Probate Judge. Reflecting the Halls’ love for the annual event, dedication, and commitment to Newtown, the theme for 2022’s Parade is “Celebrating Newtown’s Hidden Gems.“
Bob and Margot both have been members of served extensively with multiple community organizations. The Halls are longtime members of Newtown Congregational Church. In addition, Margot is a member of Newtown Woman’s Club, and Bob is a member of The Literary & Social Club of Newtown Street and The Rotary Club of Newtown.
Bob and Margot have been married for 61 years. They have three children, Elinor, Marianne, and Stuart, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
The Labor Day Parade Committee