Santa Claus Parade


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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Date: Saturday November 19, 2022 

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Location: Eagle Street and Main Street 

Come welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at our annual Santa Claus Parade. 

Returning to our traditional parade, bundle up and bring your family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by our special guest - jolly Old St. Nick.

Float Application

The Santa Claus Parade Float & Walking Group Application is now available! CLICK HERE to download. Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 4, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with this years Santa Claus Parade. Please see below the listed opportunities:

  • The Santa Claus Parade Committee is looking for high-energy, friendly, high-school aged youth (ages 14+) to dress up as costume characters, mascots and Santa's elves during the Santa Claus Parade event. Click here to sign up now!  
  • The Santa Claus Parade Committee is also looking responsible individuals (age 18+) who can walk along the parade floats for the duration of the parade and assist with parade logistics as a Parade Marshal. Click here to sign up now! 

Santa Claus Parade Route

The parade starts at the corner of Eagle Street and Lorne Avenue, proceeds east on Eagle Street to Main Street, then continues north on Main Street, finishing at Ontario Street. 

Santa Claus Parade Map 2022

Click the image below to download this years Santa Claus Parade map!


Santa Claus Lane 2020 was a proud recipient of the Festival & Events Ontario (FEO) 2021 Achievement Award.

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Congratulations to the 2019 Santa Claus Parade award winning floats:

Mayor's Trophy – presented by the Mayor's Office for the Best Overall Float – Highway 11 Cruisers Car Club 


Most Original Float – presented by Newmarket Hydro – Huron Heights Secondary School 


Best Commercial/Business Float – presented by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce – New Roots Garden Centre


Best Non-Profit Float – presented by Main Street Newmarket – Newmarket Hawks Baseball 


Best Dance/Baton/Cheer Float – presented by Darcy Toombs, Coldwell Banker The Estate Centre – CDA Dance Academy


Thank you to our sponsors: 

   Newmarket Logo                           Newmarket Hydro Logo                           Newmarket Chamber of Commerce Logo      

Presented by Mayor John Taylor


      Main St. Downtown Newmarket Logo                               Darcy Toombs Broker Logo

                                                                                              Darcy Toombs, Coldwell Banker The Estate Centre 

Photo & Video Release


Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners.