Downtown St. John's Christmas Parade

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Downtown St. John's

The Annual Downtown St. John's Christmas Parade is set for Sunday, November 25, 2018 at noon. (Sunday, December 2, 2018 at noon in case of inclement weather).


The Downtown Christmas Parade begins at noon, and with tens of thousands of spectators in attendance make sure to get down early to get your favourite spot along the Parade route. Santa and his cast of colourful characters, zany clowns, beautiful floats, marching bands, cheerleaders, performing groups, and much more will depart the Fort William Building on Factory Lane and travel along Plymouth Road to Duckworth Street. The Parade then travels through historic Downtown by moving west along Duckworth Street to Prescott Street, down Prescott to Water Street, and west along Water Street, ending at Springdale Street!

Downtown Christmas Parade Food Drive

Not only is the Downtown Christmas Parade the largest annual event in the province, but it is also now the largest food drive! In the spirit of giving, bring along a non-perishable food items or loonies and twoonies to the Parade in aid of the Community Food Sharing Association. Newfoundland Power employees will be walking along the Parade route to collect food items and donations. Please note, due to the extreme generosity of parade spectators and the overwhelming support for the CFSA food drive during the parade, the staff and volunteers from NL Power will begin collecting the food along the parade route at 11:45 a.m. 

Letters to Santa

Kids, don’t forget to bring along to letters to Santa! Canada Post employees will be collecting them along the route and sending them to the North Pole! Address your letter to Santa Claus, North Pole, H0H 0H0.

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