Parade

Thousands came out to take in the Vernon Winter Carnival parade Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Thousands turn out for ever popular Vernon Winter Carnival parade

There were plenty of TV show designs among the floats, fitting in with this year’s Carnival theme

 

It was a bluebird day for the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

New route, road closures in place for Vernon Winter Carnival parade

Saturday, Feb. 4, 12 p.m.; route nearly the same with couple of changes

 

Grade 3 Beairsto Elementary School teacher Anita Baturin leads her class through the school in a dragon parade Friday to mark Chinese New Year, which is on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Vernon students parade dragon in celebration of Chinese New Year

Grade 3 teacher Anita Baturin has been leading the parade at Beairsto Elementary since 2002

 

People arrive at a city park on Canada Day in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

Montreal not the only city concerned about Canada Day parade costs and security

People arrive at a city park on Canada Day in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Lumby Days puts a wrap on its highly successful return Sunday, June 12. (Ashley Tinney photo)

Last day for Lumby Days

The 65th village celebration’s return following a two-year absence has been fantastic

  • Jun 12, 2022
Lumby Days puts a wrap on its highly successful return Sunday, June 12. (Ashley Tinney photo)
The rain didn’t stop families from enjoying the parade as part of Oyama Fun Day 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

A little rain couldn’t stop the parade at Oyama Fun Day

The day was filled with a pancake breakfast, silent auction, parade, and bouncy house

  • Jun 5, 2022
The rain didn’t stop families from enjoying the parade as part of Oyama Fun Day 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
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PHOTOS: Hundreds line streets for Vaisakhi parade in Penticton

From floats to martial arts demonstrations, the parade was a colourful display of culture on Sunday

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It was a bluebird day for the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Winter Carnival parade takes over downtown Vernon

Take in the sights of the 61st annual Vernon Winter Carnival parade

It was a bluebird day for the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Upper Room Mission went all out with their groovy setup for the Winter Carnival Parade. (Katherine Peters - Vernon Morning Star)

Road closures in effect during Vernon Winter Carnival parade

A breakdown of the traffic disruptions that will be in place Saturday as the Carnival kicks off

The Upper Room Mission went all out with their groovy setup for the Winter Carnival Parade. (Katherine Peters - Vernon Morning Star)
Deb White, carnival chairwoman, rode in on style Saturday during the parade. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Pandemic postpones parade, heart of Vernon Winter Carnival

Interior Health says no to one of B.C.’s only winter parades

Deb White, carnival chairwoman, rode in on style Saturday during the parade. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
An Armstrong-to-Enderby Christmas tractor parade took place Wednesday, Dec. 23. 
(Facebook/Sandy Bosko Mills photo)

WATCH: COVID-19 can’t stop North Okanagan Christmas tractor parade

Vehicles covered with lights took to the highway between Armstrong and Enderby Wednesday night

An Armstrong-to-Enderby Christmas tractor parade took place Wednesday, Dec. 23. 
(Facebook/Sandy Bosko Mills photo)
Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Parade held to show support for Summerland family targeted by racism

Hundreds of Summerland residents drove past the Lekhi family home on the evening of July 16

Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Parade puts Armstrong grads on display

Parade puts Armstrong grads on display

Community comes out to cheer on the class of 2020

Parade puts Armstrong grads on display
Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Drive-by parade for B.C. boy features superheroes, from land and sky

Chase Petersen has a “super” birthday parade

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
Volunteers at Angus Place in Summerland were out in front of the facility for a special parade on April 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Volunteers in Summerland hold a social distance parade

Event was held in front of Angus Place on April 13

Volunteers at Angus Place in Summerland were out in front of the facility for a special parade on April 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Arlie Slizak and her son, four-year-old Weston, wait with anticipation for the start of the 60th-annual Vernon Carnival Parade at noon on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

GALLERY: Vernon Winter Carnival Parade gets in the groove

Vibrant colours, ’60s tunes and peace signs abound at 60th-annual event

Arlie Slizak and her son, four-year-old Weston, wait with anticipation for the start of the 60th-annual Vernon Carnival Parade at noon on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Parade closes down Vernon streets

Parade closes down Vernon streets

Motorists advised to steer clear of Winter Carnival parade route

Parade closes down Vernon streets
Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Vernon Girls Trumpet Band will be tooting their horn for the 60th Winter Carnival parade

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls
Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls

Vernon Girls Trumpet Band will be tooting their horn for the 60th Winter Carnival parade

Alumni trumpet band strikes emotional chord for Vernon girls
IPE Parade draws near

IPE Parade draws near

Armstrong’s 120th Interior Provincial Exhibition starts next Wednesday, Aug. 28

  • Aug 24, 2019
IPE Parade draws near
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