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Santa Claus Parade

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Organizations: Join the Parade

Volunteers: Sign Up to Help

Map: Parade Route

Map: Santa Claus Parade Route

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Participant Waiver: 18 and Over

Participant Waiver: Under 18

Insurance Requirements

Parade Rules and Regulations

Parade Volunteer Orientation

Schedule of Events

Check back to see what other activities are planned for Dec. 2!

2016 Santa Claus Parade and Lights of Christmas Photo Gallery

On December 2, get ready to ring in the holiday season with the annual Santa Claus Parade!

Watch Santa and his helpers as they float through downtown Fort McMurray for this annual Christmas tradition. The theme of this year’s parade is a Candy Cane Christmas!

Location: Franklin Ave. between Riedel Street and Morrison Street.
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Contact information

Phone: 780-743-7966

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Twitter: @RMWoodBuffalo
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Q: How do I volunteer for the Santa Claus Parade?
A: You can register online until the day of the parade, Dec. 2.

Q: How do I register a float in the parade?
A: You can register a float online until Nov. 22.

Q: How much does it cost to enter a float into the parade?
A: It’s absolutely free. However there are some costs associated with getting your insurance for the event.

Q: Can I access the area within the parade route during the parade?
A: Roads along the parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic during the parade, and access in and out of the area within the parade route will also be closed to vehicles.

Q: I live in a rural community. Is busing provided for rural communities?
A: Busing will be provided in the communities of Conklin, Janvier, Fort McKay, Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and Saprae Creek Estates. For information related to rural busing. please contact:

  • Your local municipal contact office if you live in Conklin, Janvier, Gregoire Lake Estates or Anzac
  • PULSE at 780-743-7000 if you live in Saprae Creek Estates
  • Kory Torraville at 780-381-6708 if you live in Fort McKay

Registration closes on Nov. 30.

Q: How do I get onto Santa’s “Nice” list?
A: There are lots of ways to get on Santa’s Nice List this year! You can volunteer to help out at the parade or register a float! Share the holiday cheer in Wood Buffalo with your family and friends.

Thank you to the Santa Claus Parade Community Committee

2017 Santa Claus Parade Community Committee

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