Cars decorated with messages supporting local business and frontline workers. (Chamber of Commerce/Facebook)

‘Support Local Parade’ to take Parksville’s streets on May 28

Physically distant parade to celebrate re-opening of businesses

Parksville is celebrating businesses reopening with a ‘Support Local Parade,’ which will weave through downtown next week.

The parade, put on by the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce, will be on May 28 at 7 p.m., starting at the Parksville Community Centre at 132 Jensen Ave. They ask that you remain socially distant.

READ MORE: COVID-19: Parksville Qualicum Beach health care workers honoured with parade

“Meet us at the PCC with your tricked out vehicle – if you have a business vehicle with logos galore, for sure bring it along. Support Local signs, balloons, flags. GET CREATIVE,” read their newsletter.The theme is ‘SUPPORT LOCAL’ – and be prepared to make some noise! Could be horns, bells, pots & spoons, noise makers….you get the idea. But remember your driving and it will be ideal to have a buddy with you who can make the noise!”

They ask you to rsvp at if you want to join the parade in your vehicle. You can view the route map here.

— NEWS staff, submitted

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