Two of the largest Vaisakhi celebrations outside of India occur in Surrey (April 13) and Vancouver (April 20) each spring, with community events and parades.
Vancouver’s 46th annual Chinese New Year Parade is February 10th. Ring in the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig at Vancouver’s historic Chinatown Spring Festival Parade on Sunday, February 10, 2019.
Surrey Santa Parade & Big Rigs for Kids on Sunday, December 2, 2018 supporting the Surrey Food Bank and Surrey Christmas Bureau in Cloverdale & at City Hall
TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade, the largest Christmas parade celebrated in Western Canada, on the first Sunday in December. Join in the free, family-friendly fun with live entertainment and activities, along with supporting the Greater Vancouver Food Bank and the CKNW Orphans’ Fund.
Vancouver Pride Parade Route, Road Closures on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Downtown Vancouver starting at 12:00pm culminating with the Sunset Beach Party at English Bay.
The 45th annual Vancouver Chinese New year Parade, happening February 18, 2018, is a free celebration for all to ring in the Year of the Dog. This signature event features lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and much more.