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Victoria Day Parade

posted on Apr 10

Monday, May 19th, 2008 is Victoria Day, which heralds Victoria BC’s biggest parade event of the year. More than 120,000 spectators line up along the parade route, which begins at Mayfair Centre and continues all the way down Douglas Street to Humboldt Street.

Over 150 marching bands from all over BC, Alberta, Washington State, Oregon and California participate in this colourful event as well as hundreds of floats, clowns and other entries. The parade commences at 9 a.m. and finishes at approximately 12:30 p.m. The Victoria Day Parade is a parade that is well worth watching.