Santa Claus Parades Near Calgary
Calgary hasn’t had a Santa Claus parade for years but you don’t have to miss out. Here are 5 Santa Claus Parades that are only a short drive from Calgary and 2 Light up events to kick off the Christmas season.
Date: Nov 26, 2016
Location: Main street
Parade Start: 11am
Features: operating for over 30 years. More than 100 participants and up to 8 large marching bands each year.
Date: Dec 3, 2016
Location: Starts on Main Street
Parade start: 5pm-6pm
Date: Dec 2, 2016
Location: Downtown High River
Parade start: 6:30 p.m
Features: Live music, entertainment, photos with Santa, fire pits, hot chocolate, unique gifts, sales and more!
Date: November 19, 2016
Location: Banff Avenue
Parade start: 5:30pm – 7pm
Features: Carolers, Christmas craft making, face painting, balloon twisting, carnival games and photos with Santa
Date: November 26, 2016
Location: Downtown Strathmore
Parade start: 5pm
Features: You can also enjoy Light up the Night at the agricultural grounds – charity BBQ, wagon rides, toy raffles beginning at 4:30, fireworks at 7:15
Christmas Season Kick Off Events
Date: Nov 19, 2016
Location: Historic Main Street
Parade start: 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Features: Fire-pots with free hot dogs and hot chocolate, kids crafts and activities, visits with Santa, choir singing, the lighting of the 30 ft tall tree on top of the Rexall building and fireworks!
Date: Nov 18, 2016
Location: Throughout downtown Okotoks
Parade start: 5:30pm – 9pm
Features: Santa visits, wagon rides, sugar shack, ice sculpture demos, cookie decorating, craft sales, late night shopping, fireworks, lighting of the community christmas tree and more!
Have you been to any Santa Claus Parades near Calgary?