The St Patrick’s Day Parade has been CelticFest Vancouver’s most popular event for the last 12 years! Taking place in Downtown Vancouver on March 13th, the parade will feature marching pipe and drum bands, Celtic music groups, acrobats, drill teams, Irish and Scottish youth dance groups, and many others. Photo credit: janheuninck on Flickr Vancouver […]
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The 43rd Chinatown Spring Festival Parade (Chinese New Year Parade) takes place Sunday, February 14, 2016. This signature event in Vancouver’s Chinatown will feature lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and much more. Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade Celebrating the Year of the Monkey, the parade will begin at 11:00am and […]
The 12th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade will hit the streets of Downtown Vancouver on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 1:00pm in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. This festive event, including many local organizations and businesses, is a kick-off to the holiday season for many and will be filled with family fun. […]
It’s Pride Week in Vancouver and that means there will be no shortage of events for the LGBTQ2+ community and beyond. This weekend alone there is the Pride Youth Dance, Laugh Out! Starring Elvira Kurt, and the Pride in the Village BBQ, and next weekend is Pride Night at the Whitecaps Match. The biggest of […]
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.
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 […]