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Santa Claus is the featured guest at parades across York Region


Newmarket Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at the annual Santa Claus Parade. 

The Town of Newmarket, in partnership with the Santa Claus Parade Volunteer Committee, is pleased to announce that they will be returning to their traditional parade this year and invite everyone in the community to bring their family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by  special guest – jolly Old St. Nick.

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. 



The 48th Annual Markham Santa Claus Parade is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones!

Date: November 26, 2022

Time: 11 AM to 1 PM

Location: Main Street Markham (between Highway 7 East and 16th Avenue)

In partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Markham, they look forward to welcoming the community back to celebrate 48 years of this festive tradition!

Parade happens rain, snow or shine, so please dress for the weather!

Featuring Grand Marshal Joe Bowen.


Aurora Santa Under the Stars Parade

Date – Saturday, November 26, 2022

Time – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The parade will travel southbound along Yonge Street from Orchard Heights Boulevard to Murray Drive.

This night time parade is full of magic, with beautifully decorated floats, incredible marching bands and a few special guest including the Jolly man-in-red himself.

Explore local eateries and retail shops along the route. Please enjoy the parade only from the sidewalk, not on the road. And, remember to bring your letters to Santa, the Canada Post carriers will picking up the letters for Santa at the beginning of the parade route.


Vaughan Santa Fest

Sunday, November 27 at the City of Vaughan’s Santa Fest!

More Details TBA


Stouffville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, December 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Santa is coming to Whitchurch-Stouffville!

Join us and celebrate the season as a parade of lights makes its way down Main Street.


Schomberg Main Street Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2022

4:00 PM  5:00 PM

Main Street, Schomberg

A Santa Claus parade along Main Street in the village of Schomberg. 


Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Santa Claus is coming to Town! The Georgina Kinsmen, with the support of the Town of Georgina, are bringing the Santa Claus Parade to Sutton. On Dec. 3, 2022, Santa arrives for the annual Santa Claus Parade of Lights. Beginning at 5 p.m. in Jackson’s Point, the parade travels down Dalton Road to High Street, then along High Street ending at the Sutton fairgrounds. Canada Post will be collecting letters to Santa, the Kinettes are collecting food for the Food Pantry and the Optimists will be collecting new toys for the toy drive.  

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