Hundreds of Sikhs participate in the parade through the streets of Kent each spring, part of the Khalsa Day celebration. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade return to Kent on Sunday

  • Monday, May 22, 2017 9:49am
  • News

The Sikh community presents the 10th annual Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade – a festival filled with music, food, games and demonstrations – on Sunday at the ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St.

The festival begins at 10 a.m. The public is welcome.

Exhibits and tour guides are available for non-Sikh visitors. Food stalls will be set up in the west parking lot.

The parade, beginning at ShoWare and continuing throughout downtown streets – is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

Every spring millions of Sikhs worldwide celebrate Vaisakhi Day, marking the beginning of the harvest season and the Sikh new year. It is considered one of the most important festivals in the Sikh calendar. Vaisakhi is historically the festival of spring harvest in Punjab, India.

For more information, call Gurudwara Singh Sabha of Renton at 425-226-2277 or visit

More in News

Washington Women’s Mayoral Forum to discuss city sustainability priorities

Ralph, Backus join other mayors, Gov. Inslee to share top initiatives at GoGreen Conference on April 4

New ramp configuration coming to I-405 interchange

For the Reporter Drivers who use the southbound Interstate 405 ramp to… Continue reading

Appeals court agrees with AG opinion on local marijuana bans

Jurisdictions, including Kent, can ban marijuana sales under state law

Fire damages Kent senior living complex

No injuries in Tuesday East Hill fire

Kent’s durable, new surface – for all to play

City, community and sports leaders welcome synthetic turf at Hogan Park | PHOTOS

Solemn service at Auburn’s Vietnam War Memorial groundbreaking

Alliance, city leaders, veterans welcome planned shrine at Les Gove Park

Kent seniors walk out to honor the 17 killed at Florida high school

Residents of The Inn at Arbor Village joined the National Student Walkout… Continue reading

Most Read