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what is the surrey vaisahki parade



About Vaisakhi Day
Every April, millions of Sikhs world-wide celebrate Vaisakhi Day, a day that marks the New Year. Considered one of the most important festivals in the Sikh calendar, parades celebrating the event are held in Sikh communities around the world. One of the largest occurs in Surrey, where 80,000 - 200,000 people attend the annual Vaisakhi Parade and Celebration, making it one of the largest Vaisakhi parades outside India.
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Parade Preparations: Preparations are underway for the 2015 event, scheduled for April 18th. Community organizations interested in submitting an application for a parade float need to apply to… Read more…
Attendance tops 300,000 at 17th
Annual Surrey Khalsa Day Parade


Guests of all cultures and religions came together this sunny Saturday to celebrate a peaceful, family-oriented day full of performance, live music, and decorative floats. The Surrey Khalsa Day Parade is the largest Vaisakhi parade outside of India, and had a record attendance of over 300,000 people, according to the Surrey RCMP. Read more...

Parade Route
Attendees of all cultures are welcome at the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade, which begins at the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple (12885 85th Avenue in Surrey).
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Temporary Stages Along Vaisakhi Parade Route
These stages have been used for a variety of activities including singing, dancing, greetings, well wishes, and speeches. Read more...