Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 1:37 PM

Road Closures - Downtown Santa Claus Parade Nov. 25, 2012

Various Locations Downtown
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
 Motorists are advised the following temporary traffic and parking restrictions will be in effect in the City of St. John’s on Sunday Nov. 25, 2012 for the Downtown Christmas Parade  (Alternate date: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012)
Parade Route
Starts noon at the Johnson Building Parking Lot
Plymouth Road
Duckworth Street
Prescott Street
Water Street west to Job Street
Road Closures                                                        
Duckworth Street - Temperance Street to Church Hill - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Water Street - Prescott Street to Patrick Street - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Empire Avenue - Forest Road to Quidi Vidi Road - 9 a.m. to 2: p.m.
Factory Lane - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Forest Road - Kings Bridge Road to Empire Avenue - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cavendish Square/Ordnance Street -10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cochrane Street – Duckworth Street to Water Street -11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prescott Street - Gower Street to Water Street -11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Clifts/Bairds Cove - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
McBrides Hill - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ayres Cove -  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Becks Cove - 9 a.m. to 3p.m.
Bishops Cove - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Queen Street - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Adelaide Street - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
George Street - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Waldegrave Street - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
No Parking- Tow Away - Will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Factory Lane - both sides
Plymouth Road - both sides
Duckworth Street - both sides Cavendish Square to Prescott Street
Prescott Street - both sides Gower Street to Water Street
Water Street - both sides Prescott Street to Prescott Street
Circular Road – north side Monkstown Road to Kings Bridge Road/Empire Avenue

Bannerman Road – Designated Buses Only
Any vehicles parked in these areas or anywhere else that obstructs a roadway or driveway WILL BE TOWED at the owner’s expense
Park and Ride Shuttle Service
The park and ride shuttle service will be available starting at 10:30 a.m. from the Confederation Building to Bannerman Road and from the Nalcor (Hydro) Building to the Mile One Centre.  For more information about the shuttle service please call the Metrobus Ride Guide at 722-9400 or check out their website at

Viewing Area and Parking For Persons With  Impaired  Mobility Permits
The designated viewing area is available on a first come first served basis in front of the Post Office on Water Street, with parking provided at the Convention Center Parking Lot.  For more information on the viewing area please call Access St. Johns at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).
For more information on the Parade please call the Downtown St. John’s Christmas Parade hotline at SANTA-HI (726-8244) or check out their website at

For further information on the the road closures and parking restrictions

please contact an operator at Access St. John’s at 311 or 754-CITY(2489).