Whoop-Up Days Parade presented by Park Place

The Whoop-Up Days Parade presented by Park Place shopping centre is the kick-off to Lethbridge & District Exhibition’s annual Whoop-Up Days kicking off bright and early at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23.

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Route

Time: 9 a.m.

Start: Park Place Mall

Route: Beginning at Park Place Mall, the traditional parade route travels south along 3rd Street South, east on 3rd Avenue South, North on 13th Street N, then east on 9th Avenue North dispersing at the Galbraith Elementary School.

Hours

Tuesday, August 23

New Start time! 9 a.m - 11 p.m. (Whoop-Up Days gates open at 1 p.m.)

THEME

This years parade theme is 125 years through history. If your business or organization is brand new or is celebrating a similar milestone in the community, we would be honoured to showcase your history, business or program that makes our region the wonderful place it is today! 

Honorary Parade Marshalls

Lethbridge & District Exhibition is honoured to partner with the Blackfoot Confederacy to build connections that create lasting impacts and programs that will benefit our community for decades to come. As such we are honored to announce that the 2022 parade marshals are Chief Roy Fox of Kainai Nation, Chief Stanley Grier from Piikani Nation and Chief Ouray Crowfoot from Siksika Nation.

Parade guests are encourages to check out the Lethbridge & District Siksikaitsitapi Pow Wow and the Lethbridge & District Siksikaitsitapi Princess Pageant which is included with a Whoop-Up Days general admission ticket. Celebrate with us as we honour the Blackfoot land, its culture and its people in the gathering place where celebration and connection first occurred in the heart of Blackfoot territory.