Canada Day Parade!
Event | Rick Kirschner
Happy Birthday, Canada!
The parade starts at 10:30 a.m., ends at 11:30 a.m., and will run north along Franklin Avenue from Riedel Street to Morrison Street. Everyone is encouraged to wear red and white to show your Canadian pride. The weather can be unpredictable so please remember to watch the forecast leading up to July 1 and be prepared for all kinds of weather. Some items to consider bringing include:
Umbrella (to protect from the sun or rain)
A bag to collect any items handed out at the parade.
7:30 a.m. – Staging on Clearwater Dr.
10:30 a.m. – Parade begins down Franklin Av.
11:30 a.m. – Parade reaches the end at Morrison St.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – De-staging on Fraser Av.
Parade Road Closures
The parade route will result in the following road closures (all times are approximate):
Clearwater Drive from Riedel Street to Queen Street
Closed for float staging 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Riedel Street from Clearwater Drive to Franklin Avenue
Closed from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Franklin Avenue from Riedel Street to Morrison Street
Closed from 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Morrison Street from Franklin Avenue to Fraser Avenue
Closed for de-staging 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fraser Avenue from Morrison Street to Hardin Street
Closed for de-staging from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
In addition to street parking (off parade route), municipal parking lots will be available July 1 as public parking at Hardin Street Building and MacDonald Ave.
Park n’ Ride
MacDonald Island Park - Park n’ Ride shuttle service to and from MacDonald Island (8:30am-1:30pm) will be available for the parade. Pickup locations are existing bus stops on Franklin Avenue and in front of the Suncor Community Leisure Centre’s main door. (EXAMPLE: Park at MacDonald Island, enjoy the pancake breakfast, and hop on the Park n’ Ride shuttle to the parade, and then head back to MacDonald Island Park for some Canada Day activities.)
Heritage Village - Park n’ Ride shuttle to and from Heritage Village (8:30am-1:30pm) will be available for the parade. Pickups locations are existing bus stops on Franklin Avenue and bus stop #10015 in front of Heritage Village. (EXAMPLE: Park at Heritage Village, jump on the Park n’ Ride Shuttle to the parade and then head back to Heritage Village for free admission.)
|Date: Sunday, July, 01||Start Time: 10:30|
|Location: Franklin Avenue||End Time: 11:30|