The 125th Whoop Up Days festival kicked off with the parade in downtown Lethbridge on Tuesday morning. Thousands of people came out and lined the streets to enjoy a number of the floats and nicely decorated vehicles.
Due to the pandemic, last year’s Whoop Up Days was scaled down and there was no parade. And the year before that, the entire event was cancelled. Both participants and spectators alike, are happy to be back to the festivities in full swing. But the biggest celebration within the celebration was amongst the Southern Alberta African Canadian Association, whose float took home the top prize.