A list of Santa Claus Parades in and around Vancouver. Do not forget to take food/donations for your local food bank and charities.
Light Up Bowen & Santa ArrivalThis family-friendly lantern festival is a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit. Make a lantern and bring it along! There is carolling, activities for the children, a nativity play, sample treats along the parade route, and Santa arrives by boat – then he’ll spend sometime listening to wishes . Details
Saturday, November 30 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Village Square, 996 Dorman Rd., Bowen Island
Community Lantern Parade starting at Village Square and winding down through Snug Cove to the Union Steamship Marina & Doc Morgan’s.
2019 Vancouver Santa Claus Parade
The Vancouver Santa Claus Parade features more than 60 festive floats, marching bands, dance troupes, and community groups. More than 300,000 spectators will be entertained by this annual holiday kick-off which is supported by over 350 volunteers. The televised parade is the Lower Mainland’s biggest winter event. Details
Sunday, December 1, 2019 | 12:00 PM
The parade will start at West Georgia and Broughton (at 12:00 pm), travel east along West Georgia, turn south on Howe and finish at Howe and Davie.
Surrey Santa Claus Parade
Visit the Cloverdale Town Centre in Surrey on Sunday, December 2 and celebrate the arrival of Santa with a magical, evening, lighted parade. Inspired by the most watched commercial of all time, the 1997 Coca Cola lighted truck commercial, was partially filmed in Downtown Cloverdale.
Sunday, December 1 | 5:00 PM
The Big Rigs for Kids begins at the front of the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights and then form a convoy and travel to the City Hall Plaza (13450 104 Ave) to form a display of lights until 8pm.
Cloverdale Town Centre, Surrey
Parade starts at 176A St. and 60th Ave., ending at Holland Park
Santa Parade Maple Ridge!
Part of Christmas in the Park Maple Ridge. Details
Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge
Parade starts at Plaza and Dewdney Trunk Rd and proceeds through to 224th and heads south through the Memorial Peace Park and back onto 224th then heads down Selkirk where it finishes at Selkirk and 223rd St.
Langley Santa Claus Parade
On the first Saturday in December Langley City will once again host it’s annual Magic of Christmas Event featuring Breakfast with Santa, live entertainment, crafts for kids, letters to Santa, parade, tree lighting and caroling.
Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fraser Highway (56th Avenue to 207th Street)
The parade will start at Fraser Highway and 56th Avenue (at 6:00 pm), travel east along Fraser Highway, and finish at Fraser Highway and 207th Street.
Rotary Christmas Parade – Chilliwack
Christmas music, hot chocolate, mulled wine, Santa’s workshop and a very special guest! Details
Saturday, December 7 | 5:30 PM
Begins at Corbould St/Spadida Avenue, to Corbould St to Wellington Ave to Yale Rd to Princes Ave to Mary St and Spadina Avenue to end at Corbould St/Spadina Avenue.
Aldergrove’s Christmas Light Up Parade
Annual Parade includes carol singing and free hot chocolate. Details
Saturday, December 14 | 6:00 PM
The parade route runs along Fraser Highway through downtown Aldergrove.
New Westminster Santa Claus Parade
Annual Santa Claus Parade. Santa and friends will hit Columbia Street in downtown New Westminster at 11:00 am sharp so be sure to arrive early to get a front-row spot. PLUS kids, bring your letters to Santa and Canada Post’s Holiday Helpers will collect them during the parade and will have their letter writing station set up in Anvil Centre from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Details
Sunday, December 15th | 11:00 AM
Columbia Street, Downtown New Westminster