Canada Day Parade - July 1st, 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Riedel Street via Prairie loop boulevard to Franklin Ave and Morrison Street

FMGCS is participating Canada Day Parade (July 1st) organized by Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. We are glad share our Gujarati Cultural Heritage on auspicious Canada Day Parade.

We look forward to celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with you!

Saturday, July 1st, 2017 10:30am to 12:00pm

We encourage all members to join in our traditional dresses to showcase our culture and heritage.(Remember to wear your red and white to show your Canadian pride.) All volunteers who have signed up and/or wants to join and show our cultural heritage please contact Sanjay Talati ā€“ 780-215-7018 or Manoj Makwana -587-646-1423

Participant meeting point: Queen street & Prairie loop Boulevard @ 10AM.

Parade Time: Registration start at 10 AM and Parade time 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Route: The parade route starts at the intersection of Riedel Street and Franklin Avenue and goes north along Franklin Avenue to Morrison Street.

Transportation: Free Park and Ride

The Municipality is providing free public parking during the Canada Day celebrations in two downtown municipal parking lots ā€“ Hardin Street and Biggs Avenue ā€“ and at MacDonald Island Park. Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

During the parade, there will be a FREE Park nā€™ Ride shuttle service with buses running every 15 minutes. Residents can park at MacDonald Island Park and hop on one of the four shuttle buses running to stops along the parade route from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The last shuttle will leave MacDonald Island Park at 10:30 a.m.

As the parade finishes, shuttle buses will resume services, picking up spectators from transit bus stops along the parade route for the return trip to MacDonald Island Park. Return trips will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A volunteer shuttle bus will be available for all volunteers after the parade. Volunteers will be picked up along the parade route as directed by the Volunteer Coordinator and will return to the volunteer tent adjacent to Queen Street in the Heritage Shipyard parking lot.

All shuttle stops and buses will be clearly marked with an easily identifiable sign.


City Centre, Fort McMurray, Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada