Please check back for the 2023 parade application. 

The Ellensburg Rodeo Parade has become a popular “western tradition” in the community. On behalf of the Ellensburg Rodeo Board, the Top Hands and the entire Ellensburg community, we thank you for your entry and participation in our annual event.

General Information:

  • Ellensburg Rodeo parade takes place in downtown Ellensburg, Washington
  • Applications and supporting documents are due by August 2nd!
  • Late applications may be purchased for a $50 late fee. No applications will be accepted after August 12th.
  • All applications must be reviewed by the Parade Committee and you will be notified of acceptance 10 days after parade application deadline with an information packet.
  • The Parade Committee cannot promise any special arrangements.
  • Please include your request and reasoning on your application to be taken into consideration.
  • Applications will only be accepted to review if they are complete with all necessary documents and signatures.
  • All parade participants must sign a hold harmless waiver. (Each person in group must have a hold harmless waiver) Send waivers to
  • Proof of Liability must be sent to
  • Information Packets will be mailed out 10 business days after application deadline

Please check back next year for the 2023 parade application and details!

Download: Parade Release and Hold Harmless

Download: Ellensburg Rodeo Parade Rules

Download: Specific Unit Instructions

Please email Hold Harmless Form and proof of liability insurance to

Parade Schedule:

7:00 AM – Check in stand opens.

9:00 AM – All parade entrants must have checked in and be in line.

9:30 AM – Parades begins.

Please contact the Ellensburg Rodeo Office at (509) 962-7831 or (800) 637-2444 for any questions or additional information.