Parade

The annual Nagar Kirtan Procession (Sikh parade) returns to the streets of Abbotsford on Sunday (Sept. 4) for the first time since 2019. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Tens of thousands expected for annual Sikh parade in Abbotsford

Nagar Kirtan Procession takes to local roads on Sunday; rolling street closures in effect

 

People arrive at a city park on Canada Day in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

Montreal not the only city concerned about Canada Day parade costs and security

 

The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Sunshine and smiles as Cultus Lake Day parade rolls through lakeside community

Parade, along with market, activities and more returned after 2 years of cancellations

 

Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ’70s themed Yarrow Days parade filled with peace and love

Thousands flocked to small community to celebrate 50th annual Yarrow Days celebrations

Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” in 2020. Submitted photo.

VIDEO: Over 200 vehicles cruise town for Mission’s Christmas 4×4 parade

Parade participants met at The Junction Shopping Centre each night over the weekend

The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” in 2020. Submitted photo.
A line of tow trucks decked out in festive decorations and lights. Jahn said six tow companies, with 45 tow trucks showed up for the final night. / Primer Rust and Roses Photography photo.

Mission’s Christmas 4×4 fleet to cruise town for 3 days starting Dec. 10

More than 100 festive vehicles expected to take part each night

A line of tow trucks decked out in festive decorations and lights. Jahn said six tow companies, with 45 tow trucks showed up for the final night. / Primer Rust and Roses Photography photo.
Surrey Vaisakhi parade crowd in Newton in April 2018. (File photo: Crystal Scuor)

Surrey’s Vaisakhi parade cancelled out of COVID-19 concern

Parade organizers concluded such a large gathering of people unsafe during pandemic

Surrey Vaisakhi parade crowd in Newton in April 2018. (File photo: Crystal Scuor)
Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Parade held to show support for Okanagan family targeted by racism

Hundreds of Summerland residents drove past the Lekhi family home on the evening of July 16

Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Drive-by parade for B.C. boy features superheroes, from land and sky

Chase Petersen has a “super” birthday parade

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
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