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Road closures/transit disruptions during Westerner Days parade

July 15, 2019 9:42 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition parade will take place in downtown Red Deer on Wednesday, July 17 resulting in multiple road closures and traffic detours, along with transit disruptions.

Roadways on the parade route will be closed from approximately 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and parking will not be permitted along the parade route. Use the 2019 parade map (pdf) to plan your route and find the best place to watch the parade. 

There will also be transit disruptions during the parade:

  • The last departure from Sorensen Station prior to the parade will be at 8:45 a.m.
  • The last arrival into Sorensen Station prior to the parade will be at 9:10 a.m.
  • The first departure from Sorensen Station after the parade will be at 12:15 p.m.
  • There will be no transit service during the parade with a couple of exceptions:
    • Route 12 and 2A South Connector will continue to run from Bower Mall
    • Bolt will depart at 9:15 a.m. from 49 Avenue and 54 Street

Transit users can visit www.reddeer.ca/MyBus to look up schedules, get up to date departure times and see where buses are in real-time with GPS tracking

For more information about transit service, visit www.reddeer.ca/transit.

­For more information, please contact:

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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