Niagara Falls, ON, November 1, 2017 – The 2017 Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade will be held on Saturday November 18, 2017, in Downtown Niagara Falls (Queen St) beginning at 11:00 am
EXCITING News! The Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade will be hosted by The Peet & Reet Show and filmed and streamed live by WeeStreem onto the City of Niagara Falls website at www.niagarafalls.ca
This year’s parade will feature 12 fabulous marching bands including: Collingwood Collegiate Institute Marching Band, Impact of Hamilton Drum and Bugle Corps, Downbeat Percussion, The Hit Men Brass Band, Orchard Park High School Quaker Marching Band, PK Hummingbird Steel Orchestra, the Grimsby Pipe Band, and the MaracaTALL band. In addition, the parade will feature Spiderman, Captain America, stilt walkers, inflatable gingerbread men, inflatable snowmen, fabulous school entries and floats, Mrs. Claus in her own float, and a GIANT 25’ inflatable Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer leading the Grand Finale – Santa Claus himself!
The Parade begins at 11:00 am sharp on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street, and travels north along Victoria Avenue, turning right onto Valley Way, right onto Queen Street and ending at Niagara Falls City Hall. (Visit www.niagarafalls.ca/santa for map and additional information)
During the Parade:
- The Salvation Army will be giving away free Hot Chocolate at the Rosberg Family Park
- Tim Hortons Truck will be giving away free coffees, hot chocolates & lattes on Valley Way
- Free Face Painting, Balloons and Caricatures near City Hall
- Canada Post will be collecting letters to Santa along the Parade route. Please remember to include a return address, so Santa can answer your letter!
- Project SHARE will be collecting food donations along the Parade route
After the Parade at Niagara Falls City Hall:
- Meet & Greet with Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus
- 283 Performing Arts Company will perform immediately before Santa
- Live Performance by local country artist Chelsea Crites! She recently signed a record deal with Sonorous Records! Congrats to Chelsea!
- Enjoy entertainment from Kobbler Jay, Jack Frost and Bella Snow
- Get busy at the Kids Crafts Area with Lee Valley Tools
- Visit Niagara Dog Rescue and our Parade sponsors: GoodLife Fitness, Autovalue Hyundai, & Brock Ford Sales
NEW! Start your holiday shopping early in Downtown Niagara Falls!
Heart Niagara is excited to launch Magnanimous which is a little shop of one of kind items. The shop showcases artisan work and gentle used items. This is as a unique way to shop and pay it forward. All net proceeds from Magnanimous are reinvested in Niagara kids. The Santa Claus Parade is an excellent opportunity to launch the store located inside Heart Niagara 4635B Queen Niagara Falls open 8:30 am - 4:30 pm daily. Drop by the other stores and restaurants along Queen, Valley Way & Victora!
The City of Niagara Falls is proud to partner with the Downtown B.I.A., to bring you this year’s Santa Claus Parade. Special thanks to our participants, volunteers and generous sponsors for their participation and support of this year’s parade! Sponsors include: 2DayFM, Autovalue Hyundai, Brock Ford, Downtown BIA, GoodLife Fitness, Niagara Peninsula Energy, Ontario Power Generation, Scotiabank, Talk Wireless, YourTV, Artista Design & Print, Falls Manor Resort & Restaurant, Firehouse Subs, Subway Victoria Avenue, Tim Hortons, Zappi’s Pizzeria & Pasta, Hatch, Niagara Air Bus, Insurance Brokers Association of Niagara Falls, Niagara This Week, SNAP’d Niagara Falls, The Niagara Falls Review, The Weather Network, The Pete & REET Show, and more!
For any questions regarding the Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade please contact:
Lori Albanese: Community Development Coordinator, City of Niagara Falls
Telephone: 905-356-7521, extension 3332/3330 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org