Santa Claus Parades 2022 (+Maps and Dates)

Updated for 2022! Santa has a very busy season ahead of him, and so do you! Use our guide to find a Santa Claus Parade (or two) that fits your family’s schedule.

Annual Santa Claus parades are a great way to enjoy the community and get an in-person view of the Man in Red himself. Parades are full of music and dancing, community groups showcasing their talents, and your City representatives even join the fun!

*Parades are listed in Chronological Order. Scroll through to find your city.

Niagra Falls Parade

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Start time: 4:00 pm

Starting point: Victoria Ave and Armoury Street

Oakville Santa Claus Parade
c/o Oakville Santa Claus Parade

Oakville Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
Starting point: Downtown Oakville at Lakeshore Road East and Reynolds Avenue

Transportation: The free Santa Shuttle will run from 8 to 11 a.m. every 5-10 minutes from Oakville GO to Trafalgar Park Community Centre.

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Hamilton Santa Claus Parade
Photo form Hamilton’s Parade

Hamilton’s Parade

Saturday, November 19, 2022
NEW Start time: 6:00 p.m.
Starting point: Barton St W & Bay St N

Bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank

Click here for the parade map.

Scene from the Milton Santa Claus Parade

Milton Parade
Sunday, November 26, 2022
Start time: 1:30 p.m.
Starting point: Main Street West and Whitmer Street

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Flamborough’s Nightime Parade

Flamborough’s (Nighttime!) Parade (also known as Waterdown, to some)

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Start time: 6:30 p.m.
Starting point: Hamilton St across from Memorial Park

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West Lincoln Parade

The West Lincoln Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Start time: 5:00 pm

Starting point: West Lincoln Community Centre 

Grimsby Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, December 3rd 2022

Start Time 5:15 p.m.

Starting point: the parade starts at Blessed Trinity Secondary School

Stoney Creek’s Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Start time: 2:00 pm

Burlington Santa Claus Parade
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Start time: 2:00 p.m.
Starting point: Burlington Centre

Binbrook Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Start time: 2:00 pm

The Kilbride Firefighters Association Christmas Parade

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Start time: 10:00 am

Bring a non-perishable item for the food bank or a toy for their toy drive

Toronto – “The Original Parade”
Sunday, November 20, 2022
Start time: 12:30 p.m.
Starting point: Bloor and Parliament Streets

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A few tips for attending your favourite Parade

  • Dress warmly – like super warm. You can always take a layer off
  • Check the parking, road closures and shuttle bus services. Kids love a ride on a shuttle bus!
  • Some parades collect cash donations, so bring some change and let the kids practice kindness.
  • Don’t forget to bring your Letters to Santa! Get the important letter-writing info here, and learn how to write a Santa a mindful and kind letter here.
  • And most importantly, share this list with your friends so they can kick off their Christmas season with a Parade!

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