Chatham Santa Claus Parade 2017

Chatham Santa Claus Parade 2017

2017 Parade Application.docx

Attached is the application to apply to put in a Float for the 2017 Santa Claus Parade.

The parade is November 17, 2017. THEME: Christmas-In-The-City

The parade will stage at 4:30 pm, smaller vehicles and people on Thames Street and larger (Transports) will be staged on Dover Street.

The Parade will start at 6:30 pm as there will be a Santa Run from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm ahead of the parade. Come out early to see the run! The parade will head over Third Street Bridge, left onto King St. West and travel all the way down to the Wish Centre. Santa will be at the Wish Centre after the parade for a short visit with the children.

Bring your lawn chairs and setup on King St.W to view the parade. Make sure you dress appropriate to the weather, you just never know whether it will snow or be warm at that time of year. Depending on the number of participants, the parade should be done in a 2 hour span.

Any additional questions please contact the HDTC-BIA at

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Chatham Santa Parade

Don’t forget before the Parade, Flaunt Your Flannel, – Santa Edition Family Fun Run….see link.

Flannel run pic



Bring lots of can goods, or non perishable items we want to fill both the Good Fellows and the Salvation Army’s wishes!

Bring your can goods (times 2)

Bring Teddy Bears for Torbram Electric Supply who will be collecting during the parade

Bring you letters for Santa, Canada Post will be collecting them just in front of Santa in the parade

and if you forget, Santa will be at the Wish Centre for a short while so you can tell Santa exactly what you want for Christmas (after the parade).