Country Day on the Hill

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Fun and excitement abound each year on the 2nd Saturday of October when Cedar Hill celebrates Country Day on the Hill. 2023 marks the 86th annual event that features a parade, craft vendors, food, activities, contests, and live entertainment on three stages in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill. This year's event will take place on Saturday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the parade beginning promptly at 10 a.m. For more information visit

Download Vendor Application

Parade Information

Help us make the 86th Annual Country Day on the Hill Parade bigger and better! The parade theme for 2023 is Migratory Birds. To participate, download and submit the application below with entry dues to the Parks and Recreation Department at the Cedar Hill Government Center (285 Uptown Blvd). Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Application & Entry Dues

Register before October 9 and save $50 on your parade entry! Click here to download the parade application


A $100 prize will be awarded to the winner of each category:

  • Beat of the Band
  • Best Business Float
  • Best Use of Theme
  • Mayor's Award Float
  • Spirit Award

Princess Pageant

Saturday, October 14
Noon to 1:45 p.m.

Awards are presented at the conclusion of the pageant. Winners will receive a trophy, crown, and sash. 1st and 2nd runners-up will receive a trophy. All participants receive a ribbon. 

Age Divisions (Age as of October 5)
1. Baby Miss Country Day            0-11 months 
2. Toddler Miss Country Day       12-23 months 
3. Precious Miss Country Day     2-3 years 
4. Mini Miss Country Day             4-5 years 
5. Little Miss Country Day            6-7 years 
6. Petite Miss Country Day          8-9 years

Complete a registration form and turn it in, along with $25 cash, at Stacia’s School of Dance, 212 Houston St. (after 4 pm weekdays or 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturdays, use the mail slot in the door for after-hours drop-off) Or mail to P.O. Box 52 Cedar Hill, TX 75106. Questions? Call 972-293-2623 (option 1).

Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2023