Thank you to everyone who came out this year's Santa Claus Parade. Wishing everyone in Newmarket a fun and safe holiday season. Hope to see you all again next year!
Please scroll down to see this year's winning floats!
2022 Winning Floats
THE MAYOR'S TROPHY (BEST OVERALL):
Sponsored by Mayor John Taylor's Office
WINNER: CENTRAL ONTARIO NEWFOUNDLAND DOG CLUB
MOST ORIGINAL FLOAT:
Sponsored by Newmarket Hydro
WINNER: NEWMARKET MINOR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION
BEST COMMERCIAL / BUSINESS FLOAT:
Sponsored by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce
WINNER: OLD FLAME BREWING COMPANY
BEST DANCE / CHEER / BATON:
Sponsored by the Toombs Team Real Estate Group
WINNER: IN HARMONY DANCE
BEST NON-PROFIT FLOAT:
Sponsored by the Newmarket Main Street BIA
WINNER: THE NEWMARKET SKATING CLUB
2022 Event Details
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.
The Town of Newmarket, in partnership with the Santa Claus Parade Volunteer Committee, is pleased to announce that we will be returning to our traditional parade this year and invite everyone in our community to bring their family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by our special guest - jolly Old St. Nick.
Letters to Santa
Attendees are encouraged to bring their letters for Santa as members of Canada Post and the Parade Marshalls will be walking throughout the parade, collecting letters, to then be mailed out to the North Pole for jolly Old St. Nick to see.
Food Donations - Newmarket Food Pantry
Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items with them to the parade with all donations going to the Newmarket Food Pantry.
The Santa Claus Parade Float & Walking Group Application deadline is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted an application this year.
Thank you to all who expressed an interest in volunteering with this year's Santa Claus Parade. Volunteer opportunities are now closed for this year's parade.
Note: All volunteers will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
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.
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:
Presented by Mayor John Taylor
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.