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.
Preparations are underway for the 2016 event, scheduled for April 23
. Community organizations interested in submitting an application for a parade float need to apply to… Read more…
Food Preparation Tips and
'No Helium Policy' Announced for
2016 Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey
Parade, taking place on
will once again host a lively
birth of the Sikh faith
is expected to draw
in excess of 250,000
to the community to celebrate and enjoy one of the most important elements of the annual
event, the amazing foods of India. Each year hundreds of local business
and individual families
present free food offerings to the crowd in celebration of the Parade. Read more...
Attendees of all cultures are welcome at the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade, which begins at the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple (12885 85th Avenue in Surrey).
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...