Sudbury Santa Claus Parade Saturday, November 19

The annual Greater Sudbury Santa Claus Parade will be held downtown on Saturday, November 19, 2016 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The Traffic Management Unit will be closing and/or controlling lanes of traffic and several roads to ensure the safe movement of parade participants and citizens attending this year’s parade. Assisting with traffic control will be members from the Greater Sudbury Police Auxiliary Unit, the Ontario Provincial Police, CP and CN Police, North Shore Search and Rescue volunteers, Citizens on Patrol and students from the Police Foundations and Criminal Justice Association programs at Cambrian College.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service understands area residents and motorists will be slightly inconvenienced on the afternoon of the parade, however, the police service believes these measures are necessary to successfully ensure the safety of all involved in the Santa Claus Parade.

Motorists should be aware of the following lane and road closures:

  • Southbound lanes on Notre Dame Avenue will be closed between Kathleen Street and Ste. Anne Road at 1:00 p.m.
  • Notre Dame Avenue northbound between Elm Street and Leslie Street will be closed starting at 4:45 p.m. and will remain closed until all pedestrian traffic has cleared the parade route.
  • The downtown core will be closed to vehicle traffic between 4:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • The neighbourhood area contained by Kathleen, Davidson, College and MacKenzie Streets will be open to local traffic only.
  • Brady Street between Paris Street and Douglas Street will be closed for a little over one hour shortly after the commencement of the parade.

Parking will be free at all municipal parking lots on Saturday, November 19, 2016.