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Special event road closures

Special events such as parades and marathon runs require traffic control of the roads they need closed for their events.​

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Affected roads and road closures during events

Parade of Wonders – Friday, April 26, 8 a.m. to noon

  • Form up for the parade is on 8 Avenue between 8 Street and 10 Street S.W. from 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Eastbound 8 Avenue will have rolling closures from 8 Street S.W. to Olympic Plaza (Macleod Trail).
  • Watch for pedestrians and police escorts in the area.

St. Julien’s Parade – Saturday, April 27, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m.

  • 4 Street S.W. will be closed between 5 Avenue S.W. and 6 Avenue S.W. from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Macleod Trail S.E. will be closed between 9 Avenue S.E. and 6 Avenue S.E. from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m.
  • Calgary Police Service will escort a parade on 8 Avenue S.W./S.E. between 11 Street S.W. and Macleod Trail S.E., as well as 4 Street S.W. between 8 Avenue S.W. and 5 Avenue S.W.
  • Watch for police controlling traffic in the area.

Police Half Marathon and 5K/10K Walk and Run – Sunday, April 28, 8 to 11:30 a.m.

  • The exit ramp from northbound Crowchild Trail to Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be closed.
  • Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Richard Road S.W. and 16 Street S.W.
  • Richard Road S.W. will be closed between Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) and Peace Keeper Way S.W.
  • 66 Avenue S.W. will have runners in the south curb lane between 37 Street S.W. and Crowchild Trail S.W.
  • Forand Street S.W. and Peace Keeper Street S.W. will be closed south of Mount Royal Gate S.W.
  • Calgary Police Service will be on site controlling traffic.