The 99th annual Bradner May Day parade takes place this Monday and is followed by a country fair. (Abbotsford News file photo)

The 99th annual Bradner May Day parade takes place this Monday and is followed by a country fair. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Bradner holds its 99th annual May Day celebrations

Parade and country fair takes place Monday, May 21

The community of Bradner holds its 99th annual May Day Parade and Country Fair on Monday, May 21.

Activities take place in and around Bradner Elementary at 5291 Bradner Rd. and at Bradner Hall.

The celebration gets underway with a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by the community parade at 10 a.m.

Opening ceremonies and the traditional May Pole Dance and May Queen ceremony take place at 11 a.m.

Activities running throughout the day include a petting zoo, face painting, carnival games, food concessions, live music, and more.

The May Day event is a fundraiser for the Bradner Elementary parent advisory council, helping to pay for things such as educational field trips.

Those wanting to participate in the parade are asked to register by emailing jessicamcmath@gmail.com.