The 2021 Calgary Stampede hosted a scaled-down parade on the Stampede grounds this 12 months. World Information offered unique protection, hosted by Dallas Flexhaug and Leslie Horton.
The parade began at 8 a.m. MT on Friday, July 9 — the primary day of the 2021 Calgary Stampede — and lasted for an hour.
Although the parade was not open to the general public this 12 months, it was broadcast dwell on World Information and streamed dwell on-line and on the World Information YouTube channel.
The parade nonetheless had most of the issues Calgarians know and love about it, together with floats, marching bands and mounted riders.
The parade marshal this 12 months was Katari Proper Hand, a 17-year-old fancy dancer from Siksika First Nation who’s featured on the 2021 Calgary Stampede poster.
Additionally becoming a member of within the festivities was Lexi Hilderman, the 22-year-old artist who created the 2021 Stampede poster, travelling the route within the Calgary Stampede Basis carriage.
As well as, 2020 honorary Stampede parade marshal Felipe Masetti Leite returned to Calgary for the occasion.
Final 12 months, organizers have been pressured to cancel the Calgary Stampede because of the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the primary time in over 100 years that the historic occasion wasn’t held.
The 2021 Calgary Stampede runs July 9-18.
You’ll be able to comply with the Calgary Stampede on social media on the following…
On Fb: fb.com/csparade
On Twitter: @CSParade (#stampedeparade)
On Instagram: @CSParade
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