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 in the summer of 2022!

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Okotoks Parade and Children’s Festival

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Downtown Okotoks, AB

Airdrie Canada Day Parade

When: July 1, 2022
Time: 10 am
Where: Main Street, Airdrie

Canmore Canada Day Parade

When: July 1, 2022
Time: 12 pm
Where: Canmore, AB

Calgary Stampede Parade

When: Friday, July 8, 2022
Time: Parade Prelude begins at 7:30 am, parade starts at 9 am
Where: Downtown Calgary
Cost: Free

Bowness Stampede Parade

When: Saturday, July 9, 2022
Time: 9 am
Where: Bowness Community: Parade starts at Shouldice Bridge at 9 am and makes its way along Bowness Road to 79th street NW where it turns right and ends at the Bowness Community Centre.

Rath Yatra: Festival of Chariots

When: Sunday, July 24, 2022
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Parade begins at 1st St and 8th Ave SW and ends at Shaw Millennium Park

Calgary Pride Parade

When: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Time: Parade 12 – 1:30 pm
Where: Along 9th Avenue SW

Cochrane Labour Day Parade

When: Monday, September 5, 2022
Time: Parade starts at 10 am
Where: Cochrane, AB

Chestermere County Fair Parade

When: Saturday, September 10, 2022
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.