04 Apr Canada Day Pulse Float
July 1, 2017
11:45 am / 2:00 pm
500 George St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9, Canada
You’re invited: Canada Day Parade -Peterborough Pulse Float
Meeting Time: 11:45am
Parade Start Time: 12:00pm
Estimated End Time: 2:00pm
Pulse Parade Theme: A fantastical display of active transportation (walking, rollerblading, biking, skateboarding, dog walking, and more). Peterborough Pulse and Happy Ukulele have teamed up this year to incorporate musical entertainment atop a whimsical bike powered trailer-float! Pulse Paraders can spread the word about our event as we walk, stroll, cycle, skate and even rollerblade down George Street!
Parade Procession Location: Along the left-hand side of George St near the London St intersection. Parade Entry #26 will be located across the street from the 555 George St Plaza parking lot.
Decoration Time: 11:45-12:00pm
For those interested in jazzing up their wheels- Pulse will provide ample decoration options. Make sure to arrive at the meeting location on time to secure yourself some decorative gear!
Coordinator Contact: Hillary 705 875 8561
What to Bring?
+ Make sure to wear comfortable shoes.
+ If you plan on cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding or using any other wheeled from of transportation make sure to bring a helmet! Those without proper helmet protection will not be allowed to use wheeled transportation.
+Bring a water bottle
+Dress appropriately for the weather. Example: Sunglasses, hats, umbrella, rain jacket.
What to Wear?
Peterborough Pulse is a vibrant and colourful event. Float participants can join in the fun with something bright and cheerful;)
Pulse will supply bike decorations, ribbon wands, banners, stickers, and even bubble guns for this years float! Feel free to bring your own bike, strollers, rollerblades, or skateboard;)
What Happens if it’s Raining:
The Canada Day Parade will go ahead rain or shine. In the event of a lightening storm the Parade Marshal will cancel the parade.
What Else is Going On:
Pre-parade Activities at Confederation Park 9am-12pm
+ Free pancake breakfast from 9 am to 11 am
+ Canada’s Birthday Cake 10:00am
+ Bike Decorating Competition (ages 5-8 and 9-12)
+ Childrens activities from 9:00am-11:30
+ Bike repair and Checkups
+ Free Facepainting and live music
Activities at Del Crary Park
+ New Canadians Centre Multicultural Canada Day 10:am-3:30pm
+Peterborough MusicFest featuring Kim Michell 8:00pm
+ Rotary 150 Fireworks 10:30pm