Santa Claus Parades

Head north of Toronto for a fresh and colourful season of lights, festive shopping and Santa Claus Parades during November and December end of fall and the beginning of winter. Jolly Saint Nick will be making his annual visit to many of the rural Ontario towns, cities and villages north of Toronto. Enjoy exceptional old fashioned Christmas holiday hospitality.

The magic of Santa continues to amaze children of all ages and brings families together for outdoor early Christmas season fun. Coordinate your Santa Parade with a festivals of light event and festive season activities. For a unique Christmas gift idea click on our Christmas bazaar page.

Many of the festivals of lights and lighting ceremonies are tied into local Santa Claus parades, Christmas pageants & festivals of light events and activities. See a list of Christmas New Year Getaways or plan your winter family vacation getaway.

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Midland Santa Claus Parade
November 30, 2019
The Midland Civitan Club presents the 39th Annual Midland Santa Claus Parade. The theme of this years parade is ‘Memories of a Childhood Christmas’.

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Minden Santa Claus Parade
November TBA 2019
Meet Santa and his friends as they travel through the downtown area in Minden.  After the parade, you can meet Santa Claus and have your picture taken with him.  This event takes place on the last Sunday in November.

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Muskoka Santa Clause Parades
Muskoka is known far and wide as Santa’s summer home, as thousands flock every year to Bracebridge and the 45th parallel to visit Santa’s Village Family Amusement Park. During November and December, Santa comes back to Muskoka for one last visit before he heads back to the North Pole to prepare for Christmas night. The charming town parades across Muskoka are a popular family activity for locals and visitors to the area.

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Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Bruce Peninsula & Grey County

Wiarton Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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Kincardine Santa Claus Parade
November 22, 2019

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Hanover Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Meaford Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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Santa Claus Parade
Owen Sound
November 16, 2019

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Holstein Non-Motorized Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Southern Georgian Bay

Midland Santa Claus Parade
November 30, 2019

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Waubaushene Santa Claus Parade
November 24, 2019

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Festival of Lights & Santa Claus Parade
Pentanguishene
December 6, 2019

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Collingwood Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade & Funderland 
November 23, 2019

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Stayner Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Elmvale Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Lake Simcoe

Beaverton Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Children’s Candlelight Parade & Tree Lighting
November TBA 2019
Orillia

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Orillia Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2019

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Coldwater Santa Claus Parade & Candle Light Walk
December 7, 2019

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Light Up Night & Santa Claus Parade
November 30, 2019
Cookstown

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Barrie Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Angus Santa Claus Parade
November 23, 2019

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Bradford West Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade
December 1, 2019

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Newmarket Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Keswick Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Sutton Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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Schomberg “A Main Street Christmas” Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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York, Durham and Headwaters

Orangeville Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Kawarthas Northumberland

Lakefield Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2019

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Lindsay Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2019

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Fenelon Falls Santa Day
November 30, 2019

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Peterborough Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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Bobcaygeon Santa Claus Parade
December 7, 2019

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Cobourg Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2019

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Ottawa & Country Side

Help Santa Toy Parade
November 16, 2019
Ottawa

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Kanata Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Petawawa Santa Claus Parade
November 17, 2019

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Pembroke Santa Claus Parade
November 23, 2019

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Napanee Parade of Lights
December 7, 2019

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Stittsville Santa Claus Parade
November 30, 2019

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Barry’s Bay Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

The Haliburton Village Santa Claus Parade
November 22, 2019

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Minden Hills Santa Claus Parade
November TBA 2019

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Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound

Bala Santa Claus Parade
November  16, 2019

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Port Carling Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Huntsville Santa Claus Parade
November 29, 2019

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Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade
November 23, 2019

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Bracebridge Santa Claus Parade
December 1, 2019

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Mactier Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Honey Harbour Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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Baysville Santa Claus Parade
December 8, 2019

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SantaFest
Santa’s Village, Bracebridge
December 7-8, 14-15 & 21-22, 2019
Santa’s back in town for a few days this December! Come join us for a fun filled Winter Edition of SantaFest – with some of Santa’s favourite winter activities like gingerbread cookie decorating, petting zoo, scavenger hunt, ornament making, marshmallow roasting, Christmas crafts and who could forget – a visit with Santa!

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A Portage Flyer Christmas – Evening train ride to Santa  
December 21, 2019
Muskoka Heritage Place, Huntsville

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Northern Ontario

Bonfield Santa Claus Parade
December TBA 2019

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The Mattawa Fire Department Santa Claus Parade
November TBA 2019

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Blind River Santa Claus Parade
November 15, 2019

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Timmins Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019
Gorgeous Parade of lights.

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Sudbury Santa Claus Parade
November 16, 2019

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Sault Ste. Marie Santa Claus Parade
November 23, 2019

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Thunder Bay Santa Claus Parade
November TBA 2019

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North Bay Santa Claus Parade
November TBA 2019

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Parry Sound Santa Claus Parade
November 30, 2019

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