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Road closures/transit disruptions during Westerner Days parade

July 17, 2023 9:11 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition parade will take place in downtown Red Deer on Wednesday, July 19 resulting in multiple road closures and traffic detours, along with transit disruptions.

Roadways on the parade route will be closed from approximately 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and parking will not be permitted along the parade route. Use the 2023 Westerner Days Parade Route (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.
  • Busses into downtown during the parade will drop passengers off as close as possible to Sorenson Station. No busses will remain at Sorenson Station.
  • The first departure from Sorensen Station after the parade will be at 12:15 p.m.
  • Route 12 will operate during the parade. All other routes will stop service during the parade.

Transit users can visit 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

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