The first annual Tulip Parade began at Rideau and King Edward. Image: May 15, 1965 // Ted Grant Series 65-121; Library & Archives Canada.

The first annual Tulip Parade began at Rideau and King Edward. The Bourque Memorial Building was only about 18 months old at the time. Image: May 15, 1965, Ted Grant Collection Series 65-121 // Library & Archives Canada.

May 15, 1965 was the fourteenth annual Tulip Festival and it featured the first ever Tulip Festival parade.

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