It is Gold Cup Parade day.
The Marshalling area is on North River Road, and as of 7:00am, North River Roadwas closed from Seaview Boulevard to McGill Avenue. .
The roads along the rest of the parade route will be closed as the 10:00 start time gets closer.
The floats and other entries for the parade should access the lineup on North River Road by way of the Belvedere Avenue intersection.
Derek Tweel with the Parade Committee says the participants can access the marshalling area by way of the area side streets. Participants can be picked up after the parade at the Charlottetown Events Grounds by using the Grafton entrance.
The 2017 Gold Cup Parade theme is “Canada Eh” in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Everyone attending the parade is asked to wear red and white. This year’s Children s entertainment sponsored by maritime Electric includes Paw Patrol, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as Bob the Builder. Bob the Builder will be continuing to the Old Home Week Exhibition Grounds for a live show at 2:00 p.m.