Colourful CariWest parade invades downtown Edmonton

Downtown Edmonton will be ground zero for the party of the summer as the annual Cariwest parade takes over Jasper Avenue Saturday.

The parade, from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, will close off downtown streets starting at 108 Street and 100 Avenue before heading east on Jasper Avenue and up to Churchill Square.

Saturday’s parade will involve road closures in the downtown core from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

Jasper Avenue will be closed from 100 Street to 109 Street and 99 Avenue will be closed from 107 Street to 109 Street. The city recommends using 100 Avenue and 104 Avenue as detours. A full list of road closures can be found on the city’s website.