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St. Catharines Santa Claus ParadeCity of St. Catharines Santa Claus Parade  

Date: Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016

Time: 3:30 p.m. (rain, snow or shine)

Location: Downtown St. Catharines. Parade begins at the corner of Lake and William Streets, travels along WilliamStreet, left on St. Paul Street, travels along St. Paul Street to James Street, left on James Street, travels down James Street to Church Street, left on Church Street and ends at Wellington Street. 

Parade Entry Form

Entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.
There is no fee for participation.

Please complete the entry form. 

Parade Line-Up Information

Parade registration begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. Check in with the registration team at the corner of (to be announced) on arrival. Portable washrooms will also be at this location. The parade begins at 3:30 p.m. Rain, snow or shine.  

Please visit after 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 for your line-up number and easiest access point to enter for your organization. 

Only vehicles/floats participating on the parade route will have access to this area with the exception of buses. Buses will have access entry to drop off bands and large groups with available parking close by. 

Participants walking/riding or otherwise involved in the parade can be dropped off at the corner of James/Lake/Welland and walk in. Please let your participants know how to enter. 

The barricades will be manned by staff to allow entry. 

If you are distributing candy or information during the parade please ensure that your team keeps moving and does not slow down the procession. 

Parade Route Map

Click the map to enlarge

Santa Claus Parade Route


Special Thanks to:

  • The Downtown Association
  • Sun Media
  • Bell Media
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