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Road closures August 20 for Whoop-Up Days Parade

The 2019 Whoop-Up Days Parade will take place Tuesday, Aug. 20, and residents are advised this will require a number of road closures before and during the parade.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. from Park Place Mall and will finish at Adams Ice Centre. It will proceed east along 3 Avenue South from the downtown area and then turn north along 13 Street South/North.

The following road closures will be in effect from 9 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m.:

  • 3 Street South between Park Place Mall & 3 Avenue South. There will be no access to Park Place mall through the Toys R Us/3 St S entrance starting at 8 a.m.
  • There will be no access to Park Place Mall via Scenic Drive/Grandview Village except for Grandview residents.
  • 3rd Avenue South between 3 Street South & 13 Street South
  • 1 Avenue South between 4 St S and Scenic Drive S. There will be no access to Scenic Drive via 1 Avenue South or 3 Avenue South during the parade. Access to Scenic Drive is available from Crowsnest Trail and roads south of 3 Avenue S.
  • 13 Street South/North between 3rd Avenue South & 9th Avenue North
  • 9 Avenue North between 13 Street North & 19 Street North (this is the dispersal area and is not part of the parade route)

Motorists should expect delays when traveling in the parade route area and should allow extra time to reach their destinations.

Note to Lethbridge Transit customers: Due to the Whoop-Up Days Parade, route changes will be in effect Aug. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Routes 20, 21 and 22. For details and detour maps, please visit https://myride.lethbridge.ca/News.

For Public Inquiries:
Call 311 | Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Media contact:

Phillip Berg, Acting Parking Coordinator
City of Lethbridge
403-320-4085
403-315-1330
phillip.berg@lethbridge.ca

For more information about Whoop-Up Days, visit www.whoopupdays.ca