Once again Surrey British Columbia will be host to the largest Vaisakhi Parade happening outside of India.
The annual Vaisakhi Parade, takes place on April 20, 2019 in Surrey, British Columbia. The parade will begin at approximately 9:00am at Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar, located at 12885 85 Avenue, and will conclude there at approximately 6:00pm.
The event will once again host a lively and celebratory event to mark the most important time in the Sikh calendar, the celebration of the harvest and the birth of the Khalsa.
This year’s celebration is expected to draw over 400,000 people to the community to celebrate and enjoy one of the most important elements of the annual event, the amazing foods of India.
The Surrey Vaisakhi Parade has been held in the streets of the community for the past 17 years. Attendees of all races and cultures are welcome at this celebratory and rich cultural event, which features a large number of floats, community performers and live music.
Surrey's Vaisakhi Parade also features a unique element which pays tribute to the harvest celebration roots of the parade – attendees are given free food and drink from hundreds of local residents and businesses.
Detailed information, including the parade route map, can be found outlined in detail on the parade website at surreyvaisakhiparade.com
Join DARPAN Magazine community on socialmedia!