Parade Safety and Etiquette

  • The golden rule is "bums on the curb, feet in the gutter". The parade needs four full lanes - the centre two lanes for entries and the outer lanes for operations and emergency vehicles.
  • Please do not cross the route after the Parade Prelude starts. If you must cross the street and there is no +15 skywalk available nearby, ask a police officer or Street Marshal to escort you.
  • Keep a close eye on children during the parade. Children can cheer and wave, but it is dangerous for them to run onto the street for handshakes, autographs or hugs.
  • It may be cool when you first find a place to watch the parade, but it quickly heats up. Heat exhaustion can have serious consequences so remember water, a broad hat and SPF 30 sunscreen.
  • If it looks like rain during the parade, please bring raingear, but leave your umbrellas at home. Umbrellas block the view of people behind you who also want to see the parade

Contact us

  • info@calgarystampede.com

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