Parade

Thousands of people came out to the Rotary Christmas Parade in downtown Chilliwack on Dec. 3, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Estimated 15,000 people came out for Rotary Christmas Parade in Chilliwack

People packed streets of downtown Chilliwack in subzero temperatures to take in 1st parade since 2019

 

The annual Rotary Christmas Parade rolled through downtown Chilliwack on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

New route announced for Rotary Christmas Parade in Chilliwack

People also asked to bring non-perishable food items for Salvation Army food bank in Chilliwack

 

The 2019 Rotary Christmas Parade. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Rotary Christmas Parade set to roll through downtown Chilliwack for 1st time since 2019

If it’s anything like past years, the 2022 Christmas parade will be ‘spectacular’ says co-ordinator

 

People arrive at a city park on Canada Day in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

Montreal not the only city concerned about Canada Day parade costs and security

People arrive at a city park on Canada Day in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Sunshine and smiles as Cultus Lake Day parade rolls through lakeside community

Parade, along with market, activities and more returned after 2 years of cancellations

The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ’70s themed Yarrow Days parade filled with peace and love

Thousands flocked to small community to celebrate 50th annual Yarrow Days celebrations

Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Children flock to pet a miniature horse during the annual Yarrow Days Parade on June 1, 2019 along Yarrow Central Road. This year’s Yarrow Days is set for June 3 to 5, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Yarrow Days marks 50th anniversary with ‘Feelin’ Groovy’ theme

New this year will be a movie night under the stars kicking off the semi-centennial celebration

Children flock to pet a miniature horse during the annual Yarrow Days Parade on June 1, 2019 along Yarrow Central Road. This year’s Yarrow Days is set for June 3 to 5, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” in 2020. Submitted photo.

VIDEO: Over 200 vehicles cruise town for Mission’s Christmas 4×4 parade

Parade participants met at The Junction Shopping Centre each night over the weekend

The group of 4x4ers decided to start the “Light up the Night Christmas Parade” in 2020. Submitted photo.
Surrey Vaisakhi parade crowd in Newton in April 2018. (File photo: Crystal Scuor)

Surrey’s Vaisakhi parade cancelled out of COVID-19 concern

Parade organizers concluded such a large gathering of people unsafe during pandemic

Surrey Vaisakhi parade crowd in Newton in April 2018. (File photo: Crystal Scuor)
Jim Rissling gets a funny hat placed on his head during a surprise 80th birthday parade for him on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Birthday surprise comes with parade, silly hat, sweets for 80-year-old Chilliwack man

Retired conservation officer, Jim Rissling, got quite the surprise when he stepped outside his house

Jim Rissling gets a funny hat placed on his head during a surprise 80th birthday parade for him on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Parade held to show support for Okanagan family targeted by racism

Hundreds of Summerland residents drove past the Lekhi family home on the evening of July 16

Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Drive-by parade for B.C. boy features superheroes, from land and sky

Chase Petersen has a “super” birthday parade

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress

PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress

One teacher from Strathcona elementary wrote all the names of her students on the side of her car

PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress
Teachers and staff from Central elementary roll their parade down Reece Avenue, honking and waving to families and students from the school on Thursday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

PHOTOS: Teachers send ‘we miss you’ message to students via school parade in Chilliwack

Central elementary was one of several Chilliwack schools that held a parade for its students

Teachers and staff from Central elementary roll their parade down Reece Avenue, honking and waving to families and students from the school on Thursday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Unsworth elementary. (Submitted)

Chilliwack elementary schools roll parades through their neighbourhoods, past students’ homes

Unsworth and Central are two of many schools trying to connect teachers with students in fun way

Unsworth elementary. (Submitted)