83rd Annual Dayton Labor Day Parade

83rd Annual Dayton Rodeo Labor Day Parade 2021


September 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Downtown Dayton, Iowa


Help us celebrate the 83rd Annual Dayton Rodeo Labor Day Parade

Parade Theme:  Saddle Up - LET'S RODEO 2021!



The 83rd Annual Dayton Rodeo Labor Day Parade will begin at Oak Park (above the Dayton Rodeo arena) and will follow Highway 175 through downtown Dayton and end by the Grandview Health Care Center.



Parade entries are encouraged from civic organizations, clubs, businesses, schools, churches, youth groups, bands, institutions, specialty groups, and more!  NO ENTRY FEE.

No entry form or pre-registration is required.

Parade line-up will be on a first come, first served basis - divided according to entry type.

The Dayton Rodeo Celebration Parade Committee reserves the right to reject any entries
that may be considered offensive or dangerous, or contrary to city ordinance.


  • Parade entries should go to the rodeo parking area at Oak Park in Dayton (south end of Dayton).  

  • All entries need to be at the line up area between 7:00 - 9:00 am to secure a spot in the parade.

  • Tractors and large parade entries should go to Landus area south of Dayton.

  • Horses and or animal entries should meet at the Dayton Rodeo arena for parade entry.

  • Entry into parade will be directed by parade coordinators after flag presentation, dignitaries, honorees, and military groups.


Questions, please contact parade coordinator: Matt Johnson at (515) 290-3722

Click here for full parade information sheet.