West Michigan Labor Day Parade

Join West Michigan United Labor for the Labor Day Parade! 


Download the Parade Description Here!

Download & Fill Out Your Application To Be In The Parade Here! 

Parade Details: 

We plan to Step off at 11:00 a.m. from 4th Street and Western Avenue and march north along Western to Jefferson Street, where we will turn right onto Jefferson.  We will then take another right onto Clay Avenue where we will continue to march until we reach 4th Street (so basically, one big rectangle).  The post celebration will be held at Hackley Park (350 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI 49443-9999)
The post celebration is intended for all Labor members with their families, and anyone from the community who wants to join the celebration.  We will have tents, small portable canopies, picnic tables, games and activities and more!
More details for you to note:  
  • Special tribute to UAW Local 1243!
  • If you would like to have a canopy for your local, please contact Jana to let her know
  • We plan to have music, raffles, prizes, bounce houses, various games, face painting, magic shows, arts and crafts and many other activities set up for families (All FREE!)  
  • We will be having SmokeHouse BBQ catering our food this year (1 drink each is included)
  • If you have any extra food tickets you would like to donate, please see Jana Routt
  • Portable restrooms will be provided on site
  • Many volunteers will have walkie talkies, they will be wearing bright colored vests
  • Please remember to hand out candy, do not throw candy
  • Have fun!!!!!!! 

Volunteers Needed!

We need your help to make this parade run smoothly and be enjoyable for the entire community. We need volunteers for: 

  • Set -up / Tear Down
  • Helping us organize the parade line-up and making sure folks are where they need to be at the start of the parade
  • Selling 50/50 Raffle Tickets
  • Working our Kids Table for the children to have fun activities for the event

You can signup online at http://volunteer.unitedwaylakeshore.org/need/?agency_id=89743 or contact Jana Routt today at Jana@unitedwaylakeshore.org or call 231-332-4004.