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Swan River Parade A Time Honored Tradition

ValleyBiz Story | Click pictures for a larger version. The Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce Parade took place on July 27, 2018 at 10 am – a time honored tradition as part of the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. Many have passed this tradition on to their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Each year the parade is [...]

2018/07/30Local Interest

Celebrating Canada 150 at the Northwest Roundup Eh!

ValleyBiz Story | The theme of this year’s Chamber of Commerce Parade at the Northwest Roundup was Celebrate Canada 150. Floats and participants were all decked out in Red and White and all things Canadian Eh! Click any picture for a larger version. The RCMP and Veterans led the parade. Participants showed off their True [...]

2017/07/31Local Interest

Parade a Great Start to Northwest Roundup Weekend

ValleyBiz Story | At 10am on the last Friday in July (July 29th in 2016) the Chamber of Commerce parade gets rolling down main street in Swan River, to the delight of crowds gathered along the route. Click any picture for a larger version. The sound of sirens is the first signal that the parade [...]

2016/08/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Parade Showcases the Valley

ValleyBiz Story | It was a beautiful sunny morning for the Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce Parade on Friday, July 24, 2015. Crowds of people gathered, enjoying the many entries and the excitement of children scrambling for candy. Click any picture for a larger version. The parade theme this year was “Showcasing the Valley” with [...]

2015/07/26Local Interest

Something Old is New at Harvest Festival

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley Historical Museum held their annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Many people stopped by to enjoy a sunny afternoon and a taste of yesteryear with fresh bread, ice cream from the general store and rides in the Model T. Click any picture for a larger version. This [...]

2014/09/02Local Interest

Swan Valley Historical Museum Celebrates Pioneer Life

ValleyBiz Story | History comes to life at the Swan Valley Historical Museum in Swan River. The museum has done a beautiful job of preserving a collection of items that portray early life in the Valley and to pay tribute to the early pioneers. Click any picture for a larger version. The Pioneer Village features [...]

2014/08/28Local Interest

Sun Shines on Swan Valley Parade

ValleyBiz Story | Although rain pounded the Valley this weekend, the weather was just right for the Northwest Roundup Chamber of Commerce Parade on the morning of Friday July 25, 2014. With a variety of entries and lots of candy, the parade is great family fun. Click any picture for a larger version. The humorous [...]

2014/07/27Local Interest

Swan River Parade Celebrates 100 Years of 4H

ValleyBiz Story | The fun at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition got started Friday morning on July 26, 2013 with the Chamber of Commerce Parade. Everyone gathered to enjoy the nice weather, pick up some candy and for an all around good time. Click any picture for a larger version. Marching RCMP and War Veterans [...]

2013/07/27Local Interest

Clowns, Candy and Fun at Swan River Parade

The annual Chamber of Commerce Parade marks the start of a weekend of family fun and excitement at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. 10am – the stores are closed, the streets are lined and people anxiously await the first glimpse of the parade. Click any picture for a larger version. The parade is an interactive [...]

2012/07/28Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Chamber of Commerce Parade

ValleyBiz Story | It was a beautiful sunny morning on Friday for the Swan River Northwest Roundup Chamber of Commerce Parade. There were many creative entries including the one from the Manitoba Aboriginal Head Start which featured some extremely adorable kids. In some pre-parade fun, giant beach balls were tossed, bounced and kicked along the [...]

2011/07/30Local Interest