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Municipality Announces Road Closures for Santa Claus Parade

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 30, 2016) – Jolly ol’ Saint Nick is cruising into town Dec. 3 for the Lights of Christmas at 5:30 p.m. and the Santa Claus Parade at 6:30 p.m. To make way for his sleigh and reindeer, motorists are reminded of the following road closures:

  • Prairie Loop Blvd (Riedel St. to King St.): 12 – 8 p.m.
  • Riedel St.: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Franklin Ave. (Riedel St. to Morrison St.): 6 – approx. 8 p.m.
  • Morrison St. (Franklin Ave. to Morimoto Dr.): 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Note: Road closure times are approximate. As the parade passes, roads will reopen. For the safety of our volunteers and parade participants, barricades will be set up to prevent vehicles accessing the closed roads.

For a map showing all road closures and everything else you need to know about this year’s event, visit


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