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Thousands celebrate the holiday spirit at the annual Santa Claus Parade

(Fort McMurray, AB – December 10, 2019)Thousands of guests gathered Franklin Avenue on Dec. 7 to enjoy the annual Santa Claus Parade and celebrate the winter season with neighbours, friends and family. 

Spectators also gathered at Jubilee Plaza before the parade to enjoy cocoa with council and the annual lighting of the RMWB tree at the Holly Jolly Party at Jubilee Plaza.

More than 50 parade entries participated in the parade. Four ‘Best in Parade’ float winners were selected, with judging based visual appeal, originality and spectator reaction:

Best Entry Service/Social Group: Wood Buffalo Regional Safety Committee
Best Entry Commercial Group: Lafarge Canada Inc.
Best Entry Youth Group: 9th Fort McMurray Scouts
Judges’ Choice: AlumaSafway

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo would like to thank all the event partners and volunteers who worked together to make this year’s event successful.

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