Vernon Winter Carnival parade rocks downtown

Hot air balloons were flying overhead for the Vernon Winter Carnival parade Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.
Image Credit: Facebook/Lisa Mazurek

VERNON – Hundreds of people braved the rain to line the streets of downtown Vernon for the annual Winter Carnival parade.

Young and old enjoyed the rock and roll-themed parade featuring floats from local businesses, the Kalamalka Highlanders pipe band and of course the traditional bags of candy tossed to the kids.

Even Vernon’s mayor joined in on the rock theme. Akbul Mund showed up for the parade dressed as Slash from the band Guns ‘n Roses. Check out the picture in the gallery below.

The Carnival of Rock and Roll runs until Thursday, Feb. 15 with all kinds of events.

VERNON – Hundreds of people braved the rain to line the streets of downtown Vernon for the annual Winter Carnival parade.

Young and old enjoyed the rock and roll-themed parade featuring floats from local businesses, the Kalamalka Highlanders pipe band and of course the traditional bags of candy tossed to the kids.

Even Vernon’s mayor joined in on the rock theme. Akbul Mund showed up for the parade dressed as Slash from the band Guns ‘n Roses. Check out the picture in the gallery below.

The Carnival of Rock and Roll runs until Thursday, Feb. 15 with all kinds of events planned.

Check out the carnival's website for all the details.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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