Parade Information 

  • Parade starts sharp at 0930 am. Please be at your parade location no later than 8:30 am, thank you.  You my access your spot by 0730 am if you are assembling your float on site.
  • Original Route and Original Form Up area. Maps included in package!
  • PARADE ROUTE will be starting at the St Albert Catholic Church parking lot entrance on ST VITAL AVE. then turning (left) south on MOUNT ROYAL DR. then turning (left) east on MISSION AVE. then turning (right) south on PERRON ST across bridge then turning (right) west on ST ANNE ST. in front of city hall and down to and turning (right) west on SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL and ending at Riel Drive.
  • Profanity written on the float is prohibited and will result in your entry being removed. Shouting out profane slogans or chants will also result in float being immediately removed.
  • Demonstrations must enable the parade to continue to move forward.  Please have your demonstrations organized to be moving forward at all times.
  • As a way to help the parade flow more evenly, please try to keep about one to two car lengths (12-24ft) Max in front of your entry making the flow better and viewing of the parade more desirable.
  • Older walkers are encouraged to take breaks riding on a vehicle to help with the flow. Keep Hydrated.
  • Horse entries will be provided a specific area to unload and form up and should be ready to enter the parade when your number in the parade comes to that area. A Marshall will be there to direct you. 
  • Due to safety concerns, Nothing is permitted to be thrown from. floats or other moving vehicles (i.e. candies, etc). This is very important as we do not want to have children running onto the parade route from the sidewalk. You must distribute handouts (candy) using walkers to hand items to spectators.
  • Entries must be mechanically sound.  (fire extinguishers are suggested)
  • There is a cordoned off area of Sir Winston Churchill Avenue for people to park in the right lane for parade participants to disembark. This area is located immediately past Riel Drive (Both South Bound Lanes of Sir Winston Churchill Drive.)
  •  The City Of St Albert has said that it will be illegal for anyone to ride on a float or in the back of a half-ton truck anywhere other than on the Parade Route or the Designated Disembarking Area provided on Sir Winston Churchill. Entrants are not permitted to stop in front of Lions park to disembark but must continue along Sir Winston Churchill Ave past Riel drive before stopping. 
  • It is illegal to have participants ride on floats on city streets except on the parade route and in the pickup area provided  along Sir Winston Churchill Ave past Riel Drive Absolutely No Exceptions (This Includes any motor vehicle without proper Licence Plates). St Albert RCMP will issue tickets.
  • We suggest that you make arrangements to have pickup vehicles for your people waiting on the south bound lanes of Sir Winston Churchill Ave for past Riel Drive prior to the start of the parade. 
  • Map #1 has form up numbers associated with the area for St Vital, Muir and Liberton. These numbers are approximate but will give you an understanding of your approximate location. 
    • To access your specific location, 
      • Please enter the form up area for form up numbers (1 to 60) at the intersection of Mckenney Ave and St Albert Trail then first left on Muir. 
      •  Please enter the form up area for form up numbers (61 to 90), use Lennox Drive exit off of St Albert Trail then first left on Liberton.
      • Please enter the form up area for form up numbers (91 to 140) use Giroux Road exit off of St Albert Trail then first left on Liberton. 
      • Your form up location number will be emailed to you by noon Thursday May 23th 2023.