Gold Cup Parade Route is Now Available

Gold Cup Parade Route is Now Available
Posted on 08/17/2022
The 2022 Gold Cup Parade route is now publicly available, and the travelling public should note the impacts that will affect city roads on Friday August 19, 2022.

Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when travelling in Charlottetown on Friday, August 19, before, during and after the Gold Cup Parade, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at approximately 12 p.m. (noon).

North River Road, between Seaview Boulevard Avenue and McGill Avenue, will be closed to all traffic from 7 a.m. until the completion of the parade. Only registered parade entries will be permitted via North River Road at Belvedere Avenue.

The following roads will be closed in advance of the parade, as early as 9 a.m. until the conclusion of the parade:

• North River Road from McGill Avenue to Brighton Road;
• Brighton Road from North River Road to Great George Street;
• Great George Street from Euston Street to Grafton Street;
• Grafton Street from Great George Street to Queen Street;
• Queen Street from Grafton Street to Water Street;
• Water Street from Queen Street to Weymouth Street.

Water Street access from Grafton Street will be closed to traffic at approximately 10:30 a.m. with controlled access to the medical centre from Weymouth Street.

Residents, businesses and visitors are reminded that accessing or leaving certain areas of the city by vehicle will be limited or inaccessible on the west and south side of the parade route. Residents of Brighton will have access in and out of the neighbourhood via Vista Street.

Parking on the north or east side of the parade route is recommended if you need to leave the city during the road closures and parade time. For everyone’s safety, pedestrians are reminded to stay off the roadways during the parade teardown.

Parking will be prohibited along the entire parade route from 2 a.m. on Friday, August 19 until the conclusion of the parade. Vehicles parked in the no parking zones will be towed at the owner’s expense, without notice.

The Gold Cup Parade is the largest parade in Atlantic Canada, attracting over 60,000 spectators each year, and is celebrating its 60th anniversary. For more information, visit: or contact [email protected]