We all know he’s coming to town, but the question is how will he arrive? Driving a traditional sled, or conducting a vintage train? Or perhaps at the wheel of a flashy convertible? Not to worry we have picked some of the best and most festive parades, filled with amazing floats, musical entertainment, face painters and even the guest of honour himself: SANTA CLAUS!
November 16, 2019
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Beginning just north of Elgin Mills Road from William F. Bell Parkway travelling south on Leslie Street ending at Performance Drive, just south of Via Renzo Drive.
Santa and Mrs. Claus and their reindeer will light up the night as they spread holiday cheer down Leslie Street, from William F. Bell Parkway to Performance Drive! This popular night time parade attracts thousands and features a number of diverse floats, walking groups and marching bands from in and around the community.
This year’s theme: “Toyland”
Come out and join in Richmond Hill’s night time parade and get in the festive spirit with your friends and family!
November 30, 2019
Grand Valley Community Centre, 90 Main St North
Grand Valley, Ontario
Santa’s mailbox will be available (please include a return email address for a reply). After the Parade, head up to the Community Centre to visit Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Enjoy a free ice-skating party and free hot chocolate at the Arena! Skating party participant draw prizes will be awarded every ½ hr. Donations to the local food bank (CONCERN) will be accepted.
December 4, 2019
8500 Old Scugog Rd.
THEE (Tyrone, Haydon, Enniskillen, Enfield) Farmer Parade of Lights is an annual celebration of Christmas in the country with decorated farm equipment.
December 6, 2019
157 Main Street Unionville
Kick off the festive season with a Christmas celebration in Unionville. Live entertainment beginning at 5:30pm. Don’t miss the candlelight parade at 7pm. More than 40 floats, bands, and characters. Afterwards kids can visit Santa following the tree lighting ceremony at the Millennium Bandstand.
December 7, 2019
Main Street Schomberg
Schomberg Village, Ontario
Schomberg gets all dressed up and invites everyone to come and enjoy a fun-filled family event along historic Main Street from 3-9pm. Craft Show in the Community Hall. The Santa Claus Parade at 4 pm kicks off with creative floats, costumed walkers and music to get you into the Christmas spirit!
The Spectacular Farmers’ Parade of Lights begins at 8 pm with dozens of farming machinery decorated with Christmas Lights slowly making their way along the street…with Santa on the biggest machine of all!
December 7, 2019
Downtown Bolton, Queen Street South
Thousands of children and their parents line Highway 50 as the Parade makes its way down the centre of Bolton. As many as 55 floats representing many of the local organizations and businesses participate by entering floats into the Parade. Certainly, Santa Claus always appreciates the Bolton Kinsmen for giving him the opportunity to see all the Bolton children just before Christmas.