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Santa Claus Parades in and around Markham 2023

Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s that time of year again for Santa to parade around the streets of the GTA to remind you to make sure you are on the GOOD list! Scroll down for a list of all the Santa Claus Parades in and around Markham 2023! Enjoy the beginning of the festive season folks! 

Markham Santa Claus Parade -Markham Main Street
Nov 25th - 11am - 1pm

The 49th Annual Markham Santa Claus Parade is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones!

Join us on Saturday, November 25th, 2023 for the Markham-Rotary Santa Claus Parade!

For more details click here. Price: FREE

Stouffville Santa Claus Parade - Main Street Stouffville
Dec 2nd - 6pm

Santa is coming to Whitchurch-Stouffville!

Join us and celebrate the season as a cavalcade of lights, floats, bands and more will make its way down our Historic Downtown Main Street, to the delight of families of all ages. The Whitchurch-Stouffville Santa Claus Parade is a spectacle that attracts visitors from across the Region. We invite everyone in our community to bring their family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed the grand finale that will feature Santa Claus himself, as he greets thousands of spectators before returning to the North Pole! The Stouffville Santa Claus Parade is the perfect addition to your holiday celebrations – don’t miss it.

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade - Brock Street Uxbridge
November 18th - 11am

he Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 18th, 2023. 

Since 1961, Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade has been a celebration of the holiday season. Each year, on the third Saturday in November at 11 a.m., Brock Street is closed to allow the parade to wow the thousands of residents and visitors who come out for the fun.

Non-perishable food donations are collected for the Loaves and Fishes Foodbank, and cash donations are collected by the Uxbridge Fire Department.

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

Newmarket Santa Claus Parade - Main Street - Nov 18th - 11am

Welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at our annual Santa Claus Parade. 

Bundle up and bring your family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by our special guest – jolly Old St. Nick.

Please remember to bring your letter to Santa to be picked up by Canada Post and your non-perishable food item to be collected for the Newmarket Food Pantry.

The parade starts at the corner of Eagle Street and Lorne Avenue, proceeds east on Eagle Street to Main Street, then continues north on Main Street, finishing at Ontario Street. 

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade Christmas Market & Tree Lighting - 19000 Leslie Street - Nov 19th - 2pm

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us on November 19 at 2 p.m. for the EG Santa Claus Parade. The parade begins at the Mount Albert Road and Leslie Street (19000 Leslie Street in front of the Civic Centre) and ends at the Sports Complex (1914b Mount Albert Road).

Remember to bring letters to Santa for collection from Canada Post along the parade route.

Parade attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, and new, unwrapped, toys for the Food & Toy Drive which will be collected along the parade route.

Dress warmly for the weather.

Parking is extremely limited; please plan accordingly.

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

Port Perry Scugog Santa Claus Parade - Port Perry Fairgrounds
Dec 2nd - 5pm

Roll out the red carpet and start popping the popcorn because the Scugog Santa Claus Parade will be back for 2023 with the very exciting theme of “Christmas at the Movies!” 

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

Pickering Santa Claus Parade - Nov 25th - 10am - 12pm

Join the City of Pickering, Pickering Town Centre and the Kinsmen & Kinette Club in celebrating the highly anticipated return of the Santa Claus Parade. This year, the Parade’s theme is Holiday Storytime, where groups are invited to represent pop culture or cultural stories about the holidays in their float design. 

With extravagant floats from Pickering businesses and community groups, marching bands, and Santa Claus himself, the Santa Claus Parade is the spectacle to kick off everyone’s holiday season. A joyous celebration that will impress all ages.

The Parade will begin at Dixie and Glenanna and end in Pickering’s City Centre. Be sure to mark your calendars now! It’s a day not to be missed.

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

Toronto Santa Claus Parade - from Christie Pits to St Lawrence Market - Nov 26th - 12.30pm

oin us on Sunday, November 26th for the return of amazing floats, bands, marchers, the Celebrity Clowns and of course, Mrs. Claus and Santa! We can’t wait to celebrate the return of The Original Santa Claus Parade with all of you!

In addition to the Parade appearing live on the streets of Toronto on Sunday, November 26th, be sure to watch the Parade on CTV. (date and time to be announced)

Since 1905, the Santa Claus Parade has kicked off the Christmas season, first in Toronto, then for the whole country as it has grown in popularity and importance throughout the years. The Parade brings people together, regardless of their background, celebrating hope, family and love. It’s part of the fabric of our community.

Every year we bring hundreds of thousands of people on the streets of Toronto, and millions more watching at home, together to celebrate this joyous season. We’ve been doing so uninterrupted for 119 years, and that’s exactly what we will be doing again this year, bringing Santa’s magic to town.

For more details click here. Price: FREE 

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