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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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Record Breaking Attendance

The largest crowd in the history of the Surrey Khalsa Day Parade, in excess of 200,000 people from across all cultures and religions, came out to participate in what is now one of the largest free family events in the Western Canada.
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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
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Parade Procession Guide
In total, over 2500 participants representing 20 community organizations will participate in this celebratory event, with thousands more celebrating the spirit of Vaisakhi in roadside booths along the parade route.
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