Get Involved

Full Time Parade Committee Volunteer

A dedicated Volunteer Committee works year-round to ensure the continued success of the Parade.  In addition to the Parade Executive Committee, there are sub-committees for Bands, Bleachers, Float Construction, Float Maintenance, Marshaling, Production, Signs, Sponsors’ Reception/Judges, and Warehouse. If you are interested in joining the Parade Committee visit volunteers.oktoberfest.ca to complete a Volunteer Application.

Parade Marshals

Each year 80 Parade Marshals are needed to help ensure the parade operates smoothly. It is a great way to get involved with the Parade and Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest as a single day volunteers.

More Information on Requirements & Volunteer Responsibilities for Parade Marshals

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Single Day Volunteer Application

Sign Carriers & Opportunities for Children Aged 12-18

Each year the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade needs single day volunteers to put on the 2nd largest parade in Canada. We have a number of opportunities for school children aged 12-18 to participate in this great tradition, including sign & flag carriers and costumed characters.

More Information on Requirements & Volunteer Responsibilities for child volunteer roles

Application & Permission form for Single Day Youth Volunteers

**Please note due to volunteers age, this is a different form from the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Single Day Volunteer application & requires parental consent for students aged 14 or younger.