Vernon Winter Carnival parade affects roadways

The parade route and staging areas will remain closed to all traffic Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The City of Vernon is advising drivers to be aware of road closures during the Vernon Winter Carnival parade.

The parade route and staging areas will remain closed to all traffic Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Drivers are encouraged to use 32nd Street for north-south travel or use alternate routes if travelling downtown,” said Tanya Laing Gahr, communications co-ordinator.

Staging areas for the parade are between 29th and 43rd avenues and 27th and 31st streets.

The parade starts at noon at 43rd Avenue and travels southbound on 27th Street, westbound on 30th Avenue, and northbound on 31st Street.

 

Staff will be located at 35th Avenue and 31st Street to let emergency vehicles cross.