‘Celebration of Excellence’ Parade and Gala – Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams visit Calgary
In celebration of Canada’s participation in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Calgary will host the Canadian Olympic Committee’s parade and gala, welcoming back and honouring Canadian Olympians.
The parade will take place on Friday June 6, 2014 at 11:30am, and will depart from 11 street SW, running east along 8avenue. The parade will conclude at Olympic Plaza where an outdoor celebration will take place. There will be live entertainment, a pancake breakfast, white hat ceremony with Mayor Naheed Nenshi, onstage interviews with Olympians and autograph signings. Come join in the free family fun and show your support for your favourite Olympic athletes.
The prestigious 2014 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremony will take place the evening of Friday June 6, 2014 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The event will feature world-class entertainment, and proceeds will go to supporting Canadian athletes and coaches on their journey to the Olympic podium.
For more information, visit calgary.ca/celebrationofexcellence.