Do you believe? Yes? Then you better pack up the kids and head to one of the many Santa parades in the GTA! Things kick off this weekend with the Toronto Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, November 18th. If you are unavailable this weekend, never fear there are plenty of opportunities to see the big guy parade by. We’ve put together a guide to all of the Santa Claus parades in Toronto and the GTA. Which parade will you attend this year?
Santa Claus Parades in Toronto 2018
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
The grandaddy of all Santa Claus parades will be marching through the streets of Toronto on Sunday, November 18th. Dress warmly and be sure to use the washroom before you find your small spot to sit. Snuggle up with the 10’s of thousands of Torontonians who will be cheering along side you. Starts at Christine Pits and winds up at St Lawrence Market
Beaches Santa Claus Parade
The east end Kingston Road Village and Community Centre 55 will be hosting the 12th annual Hamper’s Santa Claus Parade on November 25th. The parade rolls along Kingston Road and ends with a celebration at Community Centre 55. Local businesses and community groups make this parade as charming as any small town parade. A barbeque, children’s crafts and photos with Santa will be held at Centre 55 immediately following the parade. PS: Don’t forget your letters to Santa!
Weston Village Santa Claus Parade
Photo credit: Weston Village BIA
Etobicoke Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade
On Sunday, December 1st, the holiday festivities take to the streets in the west end of the city. Thousands of parade goers will be treated to marching bands, incredible floats and a chance to skate with Santa! The parade starts at 10am and runs along Lakeshore Blvd West between Dwight Street and 37th St. The at noon head to Colonel Samuel Smith Park to skate with Santa!
Santa Claus Parades in the GTA
Brampton Board of Trade Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2018, 5 pm
Newmarket Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2018, 11 am
Oakville Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2018, 9 am
Pickering Santa Claus Parade
November 24, 2018, 10 am