Hosted by Kiwanis Village Nanaimo

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The Grand Parade is a family-friendly fundraiser walk that helps support local charities who provide essential care and service for aging Canadians. Team up, walk, and fundraise with us on Saturday, September 17, 2022!

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is September 17, 2022!

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1233 Kiwanis Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9S 5Y1


  • 10:00 am: Meet Check-in opens
  • 11:00 am: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 12:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 1:00 pm: Mosey Go Home


  • All walkers will check-in personally at the event on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
  • T-shirts! Fundraising walkers who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a TGP shirt as a thank you on Event Day, while supplies last.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in The Grand Parade, but most walkers raise $250-300 or more in support of their charity.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!


All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: We have a great route where you can walk 2.5 km or 5 km with us.
  • Rest Stop: There will be one rest stop with yummy snacks and drinks.
  • Signage: The route will be well-signed with our bold burgundy TGP signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals and rest stop hosts will provide support along the route.
  • 12 and Under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Good shoes for walking
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Nanaimo Maps

Check out this year's TGP route maps below:

2kmView + print!

The 2km route heads from Kiwanis Village South/Right on Nelson Street, then right on Grant Street, right on Dufferin, right on Boundary, and right again on Nelson to return to Kiwanis Village.

Nanaimo Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >



Team Name





Kiwanis Village

Heather Anderson




Team Name




Heather Anderson

Kiwanis Village

About Kiwanis Village Nanaimo

Kiwanis Village is located in the heart of Nanaimo BC. We are an inclusive, joy-filled community. We provide seniors with affordable housing and multi-level care options that cultivate dignity and a deep sense of purpose for all - we are an established community of 200 villagers celebrating triumphs and facing challenges as neighbors and friends!

We are thrilled to be participating The Grand Parade this year. We are excited to utilize all funds raised to expand and support our Music Therapy, Horticultural Therapy Garden and Art Therapy Programs.

2021 TGP Photos

Got questions about The Grand Parade?
info@thegrandparade.org | 1.877.743.3413