Season’s Greetings! The 2018 Santa Claus Parade is happening Saturday November 24th at 5 p.m.

This annual evening Parade lights up Downtown Gananoque with a festive glow, live music & holiday magic!

Visit with Santa and get a FREE photo at Town Park from 6-7 p.m.

 The Gananoque Santa Claus Parade is a much-loved community celebration of the Holiday season. The BIA is non-profit organization, and we need your help to make this the best Parade ever. Please join us as we give back to the community that supports us all!

To enter a float or group in the parade, please go to our Join the Parade page.

To make a donation or become a parade spons.or, please go to our Support the Parade page.

Please email or phone us for details about parade viewing accommodations for families with accessibility needs.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call the BIA Office at 613.331.1773.

See you at the parade!! Please bring a non-perishable food item and Santa’s Elves will take it to the Gananoque Food Bank.

 The parade route is along King Street East from Elizabeth Street to Town Park, where you can visit with Santa after the parade. Food Bank and Toy Drive donations will be collected along the whole route.  Please be generous – all donations support our community!


Many thanks to our generous partners and sponsors, we couldn’t do it without your support!