× Select City

Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade 2017 expected to draw thousands

DH Vancouver Staff Mar 27, 2017 6:42 am 3,374

Vancouver’s Sikh population will be celebrating at this year’s Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday, April 15 – and everyone is invited.

See also

It will be a day that marks the anniversary of one of Sikhism’s most important events, the establishment of Khalsa in 1699. Close to 350,000 people are thought to have attended last year’s Vaisakhi Parade, making it the biggest parade in Vancouver.

Parade-goers can enjoy East Indian music, thousands of people in beautiful traditional clothing, and free food including curry lunches, ice cream, and more tasty treats.

This year’s Vaisakhi Parade will start at the Ross Street Temple at 11 am, then head along Marine Drive and turn up Main Street and 49th Avenue, before returning to the temple.

Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade 2017

When: Saturday, April 15

Time: 11 am to 4 pm

Where: starts at Ross Street Temple – 8000 Ross Street, Vancouver

Dh newsletter logo

Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks.

DH Vancouver Staff
Daily Hive is the evolution of Vancity Buzz, established in Vancouver in 2008. In 2016, the publication rebranded and opened newsrooms in Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. Send story tips to [email protected]

© 2019 Buzz Connected Media Inc.