PNE opening day parade along Hastings Street in 1947. A highlight of the 1947 PNE was the first “Old Timers” hockey game ever staged in Canada. It took place at the PNE Forum and featured Fred “Cyclone” Taylor, one of hockey’s all time greats. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #CVA 180-1328.
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The Surrey Vaisakhi Parade/Khalsa Day Parade takes place Saturday, April 18, 2015 bringing together local businesses, residents, visitors and people of all cultures. Now in its 17th year, the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of participants and spectators for a rich cultural celebration with performances, live music, decorated floats, and […]
The 11th St Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver will take place on Sunday, March 15th, 2015. As a part of CelticFest Vancouver, the parade is the festival’s largest and most popular free event. Photo credit: janheuninck on Flickr St Patrick’s Day Parade Vancouver Starting at 11:00am, the St Patrick’s Day Parade will follow its 2014 […]
The 42nd annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade takes place on Sunday morning, as a part of the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival, celebrating the Year of the Ram. Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade There will be a pre-parade photo opportunity at the Millennium Gate on East Pender on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 10:45am, with […]
The 102nd Grey Cup Festival has arrived in Vancouver bringing with it four full days of free activities, live entertainment, and of course the championship game on Sunday. One can’t-miss tradition is the Grey Cup Festival Parade, which will take place on Saturday, November 29th. Grey Cup Festival Parade Presented by Save-On-Foods, the Grey Cup […]