Get Ready to Celebrate at the Capital EX Parade
July 17, 2012
Experience the excitement and pageantry of the 2012 Capital EX Parade. On Thursday July 19, 2012 the streets of downtown Edmonton will be teeming with more than 100 parade entries, including new floats, marching bands, horses and antique cars.
This year’s parade will begin at 11am (an hour later than in previous years) at 99 Street and 102 Avenue. Pre-parade activities will begin along the parade route at approximately 10am.
Parade Day parking and road restrictions
Edmontonians who work in the downtown area are reminded about parking restrictions and road closures on parade day.
- Assembly area closed from 7am to 2pm – The assembly area is located north of Jasper Avenue to 103A Avenue, from west of 95 Street to east of 97 Street. Parking in the area will be accessible until 9:30am from the intersection of 96 Street and 103A Avenue only.
- Parade route closed from 9:30am to 2pm – The parade will travel along 102 Avenue from 97 Street to 105 Street, 105 Street from 102 Avenue to 103 Avenue, and 103 Avenue/102A Avenue 105 Street to 100 Street.
For details, check out the Parade Route.
Edmonton Transit Service detours
ETS routes in the downtown area will be detoured due to the parade. These detours will begin in the early morning and will remain in effect until the parade clears. Please check detour times for specific routes, as they may vary. Regular transit fares apply.
Avoid the downtown road closures and parking restrictions on parade day by taking the bus or LRT. Take advantage of the ETS Family Fare to go to the parade and Capital EX. Using a regular ETS Day Pass, up to four children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, can ride ETS all day long for only $8.55.
For route and schedule details, call BusLink at 780-496-1600 or check the online ETS Trip Planner.
For more information:
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In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311