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Parade Ground

About Parade Ground

Parade Ground, a big ground that lavishly sprawls in the lively city of Dehradun is a venue for several popular events held in the city. It is one of the most happening places of Dehradun that hosts many mega events from time to time.

In DehradunNear Clock Tower
7.5 kms / 18 mins
From IBST Dehradun
Free Entry
30 mins

Parade Ground in Dehradun

Parade Ground : The Most Happening Place in Doon

Some of the big events like trade fairs, music festivals, cultural fest, circus, health camps, Republic Day Parade, Independence Day Parade etc. are held at Parade Ground. You can see the famous Gandhi Park on one side of the ground and the prestigious Covent of Jesus & Mary School on the other.

Parade Ground- A hub for Sports Activities

Parade Ground has emerged as a hub for sports activities in Doon. An array of sports like badminton, hockey, table tennis, taekwondo, soccer, cricket, boxing etc are taught at Parade Ground under the guidance of professional coaches. During the morning and evening hours, many people come here to walk and jog on the well-laid trails. Being in the proximity of some of the popular places like Survey Chowk, Astley Hall, Clock Tower, Paltan Market etc, Parade Ground sees many visitors who flock here in huge numbers every day.

Parade Ground – A Perfect Venue for all the Biggest Events held in Dehradun

Summer is a good time for your family and kids to throng Parade Ground as they can watch Circus there. Trade Fairs are also held at Parade Ground which generally lasts for 25-30 days. Traders from all across the country assemble at Parade Ground to display the specialty of their state. From Chikankari Lucknowi suits to Pashmina shawls of Kashmir you can buy all the indigenous items of different states.

Dusshera which marks the victory of good over evil is celebrated with great fervour at Parade Ground. Three mammoth effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnath are set ablaze with a firework display at the end. Medical and health care camps are also organized at Parade Ground. During Republic Day and Independence Day, a grand function is held here which is marked by a parade and flag hoisting. Several respected personalities and ministers take part in the Republic Day and Independence Day function that takes place at Parade Ground.

Location of Parade Ground

Parade Ground is located in In Dehradun ( Near Clock Tower).

Location & How to Reach Parade Ground

Parade Ground is located in the heart of Dehradun and can be easily accessed from any point of the city. If you are travelling from Delhi then you can take the direct bus to Dehradun from ISBT Anand Vihar. Local autos to Parade Ground can be easily available from ISBT Dehradun. You can take the Vikram no. 5 to reach Parade Ground from ISBT Dehradun. Dehradun railway station at 2 km away is the nearest railhead from Parade Ground. Jolly Grant airport at 28 km away is the nearest airport from here. Taxis to Parade Ground can be easily available from this airport.

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What is Parade Ground famous for?

Parade Ground is popular place for following activities/ interests - Grounds & Sport Centers, Others.

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