Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade 2017

LogoThe Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade presented by Manitoba Hydro starts at 5:00pm on November 18, 2017.

Unfortunately, there’s a Grinch out there who took down our website. We are working as fast as we can to get it back online.

In the meantime, here are some of the most important details for you:

Parade Route & Road Closures

To see where the Parade will take place and what roads will be shut down, starting at approximately 1:30pm, CLICK HERE.

Winnipeg Transit Reroutes

While the parade is being set up and taken down, all Transit Vehicles will be rerouted. To see the map, CLICK HERE.

Join the Fun!

There are lots of free activities for you and your family to enjoy before the Parade, including:

  • A Camerata Nova Concert at Manitoba Hydro Place from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Block Parties from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at the following locations:


  1. Spence to Balmoral              hosted by JCI Winnipeg
  2. Memorial to Vaughan           hosted by Salsa Explosion Dance Company
  3. Vaughan to Kennedy            hosted byGreat-West Life
  4. Kennedy to Edmonton          hosted by 99.1 Peggy
  5. Edmonton to Carlton            hosted by  Manitoba Hydro
  6. Carlton to Hargrave              hosted by Children’s Advocate
  7. Donald to Smith                    hosted by Canad Inns
  8. Garry to Fort                         hosted by Sport Manitoba
  9. Portage & Main                     hosted by Energy 106


If you would like to watch the Santa Claus Parade on television, Shaw will be broadcasting live, starting at 4:30pm, on Channel 9, or channel 105 on BlueSkyTV.

If you are a volunteer who is already registered and you have a question, please email

If you have a float registered for the parade, and have a question, please email

If you have a general enquiry, please email