Vaisakhi Parade and Celebration April 13th

8 Apr

VaisakhiParade2013

Vaisakhi is  a festival celebrated every April by millions of Sikhs around the world. It is a day that marks the New Year and is also the anniversary of one of the most important events in Sikhisim, that being Khalsa.  It also marks the beginning of the Harvest Season. This Saturday, April 13th, come celebrate Vaisakhi. A parade will start its procession at 11:00 a.m. from the Ross Street Temple, 8000 Ross Street (at 64th Avenue) in SE Vancouver and will travel south on Ross Street to SE Marine Drive, then west on Main Street, North to 49th Avenue and east to Fraser Street, south to 57th Avenue, east to Ross Street before returning to the Ross Street Temple. In addition to the parade, there will be Nagar Kirtan hymns, floats, live music, rides and free food prepared by local residents and businesses. The event runs until 4:00 p.m.

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