Join the Festivities!

Winnipeg, we'll see you on Saturday, November 19th at 3pm!

Parade Route

Street Closures:

OPEN ALL DAY:

Main Street - Northbound lanes 

Route 62 - Southbound lanes

Broadway - all lanes

St Mary Avenue - between Vaughn Street and Fort Street


CLOSED Starting at 9AM:

Main Street - Southbound lanes between Portage Avenue and York Avenue


CLOSED Starting at 12PM:
Portage Avenue - between Main Street and Memorial

Memorial Avenue - Northbound between Portage Avenue and Broadway 

Memorial Avenue - Southbound between St Mary and Broadway 


Between Portage Avenue and Broadway:

Edmonton Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue - CLOSED

Vaughn Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue - CLOSED

All other streets between Portage Avenue and St Mary - LOCAL/PARKADE ACCESS ONLY

St Mary Avenue and Graham Avenue - REGULAR TRAFFIC


Between Portage Avenue and Ellice:

All streets - LOCAL/PARKADE ACCESS ONLY

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Block Parties

Arrive early for Santa's Block Parties, starting at 2:00 PM

Join the fun as local organizations host activities and events along the parade route. 

Locations and hosts:

1. Fort to Garry - Sport Manitoba

2. Garry & Portage - Festival du Voyageur

3. Carlton to Hargrave - Manitoba Advocate

4. Edmonton to Carlton - Manitoba Hydro

5. Kennedy & Portage - Dairy Farmers of Canada

Catch live Coverage of the Parade

Tune in to watch the parade on CTV

 - Live streaming at 3:00pm

 - Replayed condensed version at a date closer to Christmas - Date TBA

Dress in warm layers, and remember to pack extra mittens, scarves, and hats. It may be cold outside, and Santa is worth the wait!

Warm socks

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Mittens, toque, and scarf

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Comfortable boots

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Become a Sponsor

Show your support for the Manitoba Hydro Santa Claus Parade, the largest lit seasonal parade in Canada! Over 100,000 people watch the event live, either on-site or on TV. Learn more about the sponsorship opportunities available. 

Enter a Float

Creating a float is half the fun. Then share in the magic as your business, organization, or team parades through downtown Winnipeg in this traditional holiday event.