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Ottawa Area Santa Parades 2011

posted Nov 10, 2011, 5:16 PM by Capital Kids   [ updated Nov 10, 2011, 5:31 PM ]
Santa Claus is coming to town.  Here's a brief rundown of the 2011 Ottawa Area Santa Parades:
Saturday, November 12
 Kanata Santa Parade
WhenSat, November 12, 10:00 – 11:00
Wherekanata, ON (map)
Saturday, November 19
 Help Santa Toy Parade Ottawa
WhenSat, November 19, 17:00 – 18:00
WhereOttawa, ON (map)
DescriptionThe parade will start at 5 PM. at Lansdowne Park, head North on Bank Street, turn right on Laurier Ave and continue past City Hall onto the Queen Elizabeth Driveway. This is the End Point for the Parade. Floats and vehicles will then be directed to return to Lansdowne Park to the break down area. Participants will then be invited to attend the Toy Parade reception in the Jean Pigott Hall at City Hall.
Sunday, November 20
 Barrhaven Lions Club Santa Parade
WhenSun, November 20, 17:30 – 18:30
WhereStrandherd Drive, Barrhaven, On (map)
DescriptionThe parade runs down Strandherd Drive, starting at Beatrice Drive and ending at the park n ride, where it turns north for dispersal. You'll find a variety of local food vendors along the parade route. Several portable units will be stationed along the parade route. Please remember to bring non perishable food items or cash donations for the needy. We will collect these items along the parade route
Friday, November 25
 Gatineau Santa's Parade
WhenFri, November 25, 19:00 – 20:00
WhereRue Principale, Gatineau, QC (map)
DescriptionBefore the fascinated eyes of thousands of spectators, a procession of illuminated floats, bands, puppets, mascots and marching groups pass by on Main Street. The excitement mounts and finally Santa Claus arrives. Cost:Free Event At: Rue Principale, Entre la rue Front et Wilfrid-Lavigne, Gatineau Event Info: Phone:819 213-3541
Saturday, November 26
 Santa's Parade of Lights (Orleans)
WhenSat, November 26, 18:00 – 19:00
WhereSt-Joseph Blvd, Orleans, ON (map)
DescriptionOnce again the Ottawa Professional Firefighters Association will be hosting SANTA'S PARADE OF LIGHTS on »Saturday, November 26th 2011 @ 6PM on St-Joseph Blvd. in Orleans. Toys and cash donations will be collected by firefighters along the route.