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11th Annual Parade and Celebration, April 21, 2018

Parade, 10 a.m.

Dress up as your favorite animal, creepy crawly insect, wiggle-waggle fish, picturesque plant or most colorful bird. Create a costume and/or instrument then come line up at the Downtown Albany Farmers' Market (4th and Broadalbin Streets) by 10:00 a.m..

At 10:00 a.m., the parade will dance, flutter, and prance through downtown Albany and end up back at the Farmers' Market for the Procession of the Species Celebration.

FREE mask making supplies available before the parade

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pots family

FREE Face Painting, prizes and compost (bring your own container) at the Celebration

  • 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • At Albany Farmers’ Market in the City Hall parking lot on 4th.


Thank you to our partners and sponsors!

  • Albany Downtown Association
  • Albany Farmers' Market
  • Albany Historic Carousel
  • Albany Visitors Association
  • Calapooia Watershed Council
  • City of Albany Parks & Recreation
  • City of Albany Public Works
  • First Christian Church
  • Gallery Calapooia
  • Nerds Abroad
  • Ocean Blue Project
  • Petco
  • Republic Services
  • SafeHaven Humane Society

For more information contact:

Kim Kagelaris
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