Everybody Loves a Parade! Here’s Where to Find One in SW Alberta

Parades in SW Alberta (Family Fun Canada)

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From the lively music to colourful costumes and ingenious floats, and maybe even the chance of flying candy . . . what’s not to love about a parade? Here’s where you can find one in SW Alberta!

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Okotoks Parade and Children’s Festival

When: June 16, 2018
Time: 11 am – parade; 12 – 3 pm – festival
Where: Okotoks, AB

Canmore Canada Day Parade

When: July 1, 2018
Time: 12 pm
Where: Canmore, AB

Banff Canada Day Parade

When: July 1, 2018
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Banff Ave, Banff, AB

Airdrie Canada Day Parade

When: July 1, 2018
Time: 10 am
Where: Main Street, Airdrie

Calgary Stampede Parade

When: Friday, July 6, 2018
Time: Parade Prelude begins at 7:30 am, parade starts at 9 am
Where: Downtown: Starts at intersection of 9th Ave & 1st St; Ends at 6th Ave & Macleod Trail
Cost: Free (unless you pay to sit on the bleachers)

Bowness Stampede Parade

When: July 7, 2018
Time: 9 am
Where: Bowness Community: Starts at Shouldice Bridge; heads west along Bowness Road stopping at The Bownesian Grocer.
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Ratha Yatra: Festival of Chariots

When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 12 – 2 pm
Where: Parade begins at 1st St and 8th Ave SW and ends at Shaw Millennium Park
Facebook: www.facebook.com

Calgary Pride Parade

When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
Time: Parade 12 – 1:30 pm
Where: along 9th Avenue SW

Cochrane Labour Day Parade

When: Monday, September 3, 2018
Time: Parade starts at 10:30 am
Where: Cochrane, AB (see route map here)

Chestermere County Fair Parade

When: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am
Where: Parade begins at Chestermere Lake Middle School and proceeds north on West Chestermere Drive to the Chestermere Recreation Centre.

Past Events

POW: Calgary Expo Parade of Wonders

When: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Where: Stephen Avenue from 8th St. to Olympic Plaza
Website: www.calgaryexpo.com

High River Little Britches Parade

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 10 am
Where: High River AB

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