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The Grimsby Santa Claus Parade is one of the longest running events in Grimsby. The parade was once a morning event, but in the year 2000 the parade was moved to an evening event to celebrate the millennium. It was such a success that it has remained an evening event ever since. Each year the parade consists of approximately 90 entries which includes community floats, walking groups, marching bands and various entertainment. The Grimsby Santa Claus Parade is the perfect kickoff to your holiday celebrations - don't' miss it.

61st Annual Grimsby Santa Claus Parade

  • Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Time 5:15 p.m.
  • Theme: Christmas Morning

Parade Route

Eastbound along Livingston Avenue/Main Street West starting at Blessed Trinity Secondary School and ending at the Ontario Street intersection.

Road Closures

  • 4:00-7:30 p.m.: Livingston Avenue from Garden Dr. to Kerman Avenue
  • 4:30-8:00 p.m.: Livingston Avenue/Main Street from Kerman Avenue to Ontario Street
  • 5:30-8:00 p.m.: Restricted access along John Street and Robinson Street North for disbanding area

2017 Winners

  • Crowd pleaser: Winona Gospel Church
  • Best non-profit entry: West Niagara Agricultural Society
  • Best commercial entry: Vineland Growers Co-op
  • Best church or school entry: New Life Community Church
  • Best walking group: Grimsby Equestrians

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