Santa Claus is Coming to YDH!

Everybody loves a parade! Find a festive holiday celebration near you.

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!


Richmond Hill’s Santa Claus Parade

November 17, 2018
Richmond Hill, Ontario

Beginning at William F. Bell Parkway.
Traveling south on Leslie Street.
Ending at Performance Drive.

Richmond Hill’s Santa Claus Parade brings the holiday spirit to life each year for spectators of all ages. 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 is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree!

Richmond Hill’s Santa Claus Parade


Grand Valley Santa Claus Parade

November 24, 2018
Grand Valley Community Centre, 90 Main St North
Grand Valley, Ontario

Grand Valley’s Santa Claus Parade goes down Main Street with Christmas Lights, followed by a celebration with visits from Santa and free skating at the Community Centre!

Grand Valley Santa Claus Parade


A Main Street Christmas in Schomberg

December 1, 2018
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, two parades, jugglers, musicians and singers and some delicious food.

A Main Street Christmas in Schomberg


Bolton Santa Claus Parade

December 1, 2018
Downtown Bolton, Queen Street South
Caledon, Ontario

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. Bands from as far away as Sudbury, Toronto and Mississauga add a musical flavour to the Parade. Certainly, Santa Claus always appreciates the Bolton Kinsmen for giving him the opportunity to see all the Bolton children just before Christmas.

Bolton Santa Claus Parade


Farmers Parade of Lights

December 5, 2018
8500 Old Scugog Rd
Enniskillen, Ontario

THEE (Tyrone, Haydon, Enniskillen, Enfield) Farmer Parade of Lights is an annual celebration of Christmas in the country with decorated farm equipment.

Farmers Parade of Lights


Old Tyme Christmas Parade in Unionville

December 7, 2018
157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario

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.

Old Tyme Christmas Parade in Unionville


Mom and Child at Holiday Parade

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