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The Hyack Festival Association is proudly partnered with the following organizations:

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The annual Hyack International Parade is our province’s largest family-oriented parade with over 120 entries from throughout BC, Washington, and Oregon. You won’t want to miss the high-energy, colourful and entertaining procession of floats, marching bands, community groups, mascots, performance artists, and more that fill the streets of New Westminster. It’s a “can’t miss” event for the entire family!

Better yet...get in on the action

ANYONE can be in a parade!


Whether you're a large corporation with a fabulous float, a small business with a brightly decorated vehicle & costumed staff, or even a community club that knows how to whoop it up in a fun marching formation, we want you to join us! 

Bring out your community spirit, promote your brand and brighten the smiles of a huge captive audience!


We highly encourage a wide variety of fun participants, from fabulous floats & marching bands, to dance/theatre troupes, drill teams, military groups, community clubs and more. If you need ideas to make your entry unique, feel free to reach out.

If you love to embrace an exciting, over-the-top spirit and can think outside the box to captivate the thousands of parade-watchers on our route, Hyack is excited to welcome you into our 50th Annual International Parade!

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We are requiring all entries to be

fun, entertaining and enthusiastic!

Consider adding over-the-top vehicle decorations, or themed costumes and an energetic marching routine. Comedic entries that are family-friendly are always encouraged. Contact us for ideas if you need suggestions :)

Or for more info, contact our Hyack Office at:

604-522-6894   |

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And just when you thought the day couldn't get any better...

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Thousands of people join us for the ”Hyack International Parade” and stay with us to celebrate the ”Hyack Festival” in Tipperary Park. 


A popular event in New Westminster, the Hyack Festival turns Tipperary Park into a hub of free entertainment, music and activities for people of all ages, while supporting local Vendors, Food Trucks and other Artisan Creators to display and sell their creations.​


Families can drop by for free face-painting, crafts, games and free musical entertainment by the fun and always energetic dance band, Cakewalk!

The Hyack Festival encourage affordable, multicultural and intergenerational activities so children, youth, adults and seniors can participate together; it fosters community building, understanding of cultures and respect for all people, enhancing the ‘Spirit of Community’. The Festival also encourages tourism by bringing several festival organizations with contingents of people into New Westminster, creating tourism awareness for the Community. 




If you are interested in joining us as a Vendor/Exhibitor at the Hyack Festival, please Click here to download the 2022 Hyack Festival APPLICATION FORM.

Once your completed application has been submitted to

we will send it to the Festival Committe for approval. If approved, we will contact you with payment options and a request for your Certificate of Insurance.


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