They marched together for peace and prosperity... For unity and acceptence... Core values of Sikhism.
"If we have more tolerance in the community for each other, we will have a healthy environment for all of us to progress as a nation, as a human race."
It's a message to the valley... One that's spread every year from the streets of Selma, but the day is also about the culture. Harsimran Karr is here to celebrate and learn.
"We find out more about our culture, every time we come here."
This year, she is also here share her knowledge with a friend from school.
"I'm trying to show here that we are not terrorists, that we love everyone in the same way and we're trying to create peace in the world."
For Harninder Gill, the celebration is also a reunion, a time to reflect and and be proud....
"It kind of connects me back to my roots, where I come from, who i am and it means a great deal to me."