16 places to find Santa Claus in the Bay of Quinte

on 14/11/2015 - 12:02 am

Looking to find Jolly Old Saint Nick and some Christmas cheer?  Maybe you enjoy the marching bands or night time parades with twinkling lights?  Start off your Christmas season by getting into the spirit at these local Santa Claus parades!  Check out the dates and celebrate in these local communities in Quinte.



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Santa At Quinte Mall – November & December

November 14th - Kids, help us welcome Santa to Quinte Mall!  Come for breakfast at 8am and parents can enjoy a free coffee & pastry*  Santa arrives in the Kindness Court at approx. 9:30 am

*supplies limited

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Consecon Santa Claus Parade – Sunday, November 15, 1:00pm

The first parade of the season is held in Consecon, come out and share in a county tradition. Sunday Nov. 15 @ 1pm, featuring marching bands and more.

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Belleville Nighttime Santa Claus Parade  – Sunday, November 15, 5:00pm

City of Belleville's Annual Nighttime Santa Claus Parade will be held on Sunday, November 15th beginning at 5pm.

NEW ROUTE - This years’ parade begins at the corner of North Front Street & King George Square (near Metro), travels down North Front Street, over the Pinnacle Street bridge at the junction of Moira Street, continues down Pinnacle Street, turns right heading west on Bridge Street and ends at Coleman Street once it travels over the lighted arch bridge.

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Brighton Christmas Parade – Friday, November 20, 6:00pm

The celebration starts off at 6 pm with Light Up Brighton, followed by the parade at 7 pm.  The parade will begin at the corner of Main and Young streets and continue down Main, then head left on Maplewood, left on Chapel and left on Prince Edward Street, to end at the fire hall.

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Come and celebrate with the village of Bloomfield starting off with Chili & hot chocolate at the Town Hall at 4pm.   The main street closes at 6pm and all the holiday lights in the village are turned on at once.  The parade starts at 6:30 p.m and there are food vendors available on the street

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Campbellford Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 28, 3:00pm

The "Parade of Trees" begins at 3pm.  Santa will be at Old Mill Park for Visits, and the treat bags are being sponsored by Campbellford BIA.

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Deseronto Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony – Saturday, November 28, 4:30pm

The parade begins at the corner of Main and Thomas Streets Don’t miss the Town Tree Lighting Ceremony, Christmas Carols and refreshments following the parade in Rathbun Park.

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Frankford Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 28, 2:00pm

This year is the 26th Anniversary of the Frankford Santa Claus Parade.  Celebrate with bands, community floats and costume characters. Join us for cake at the Legion following the parade. Kids will be treated to hotdogs and hot chocolate and a visit from Santa.

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Foxboro Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 28, 12:30pm

Starting at Foxboro Public School and ending at the Foxboro Foodland parking lot.

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Madoc Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 28, 7:00pm

Join the Helping Hands Food bank in the “Stuff the Bus” campaign. Help us "Stuff the Bus" by bringing your donations of non-perishable food to the Village Square.

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Trenton Santa Claus Parade – November 29, 4:30pm

Starting at 4:30 p.m. from Centennial Park the parade, heads up Bay St to Campbell St., up Campbell to Dundas, West on Dundas over the bridge and through the Downtown.  Enjoy a festive lighted Christmas Parade with lots of music and community floats.

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Picton Santa Claus Parade – Sunday, November 29, 2:00pm

Main Street will be closed at 1:00 p.m. so pick your spot and the big parade begins at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy the music, the clowns, the marching bands and all the fun of the big parade.

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Stirling Christmas Parade – Friday, December 4, 6:30pm

The route leaves the fairgrounds and heads east along West Front St. towards the downtown, doubling back along Mill St. and eventually returning to the fairgrounds along Church St.

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Marmora Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, December 5th, 2:00pm

Join in the celebrations of Christmas spirit with Marmora’s Santa Clause Parade.  Children will have a chance to meet Santa, see the reindeer and enjoy hot cocoa.

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Greater Napanee Parade of Lights– Saturday, December 5th, 5:30pm

The Parade of Lights will kick off at 5:30pm and spectators are encouraged to watch the decorative floats light up the streets! 

The parade will start and finish at Napanee District Secondary School and don't forget to bring your non-perishable food donation which will be collected along the route to help support our local food banks!

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Tweed Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, December 5, 12:30pm

The parade will line up on Metcalfe St., proceed north to and south on Victoria St, west on River St. to McCamon and north to Metcalfe St.  Get creative and join the fun!  Join Santa at the Lions-Hungerford Hall after the parade.  Compliments of Beta Sigma Phi and the Kiwanis Club.  Lions float will collect donations for the Toy Drive.

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Springbook Christmas Parade – Sunday, December 6, 3:00pm

Just come to the Springbrook Ballpark and get ready to show off your holiday spirit as you leave the Ballpark heading south along Hwy 14 where you'll turn right at the four corners heading towards McKeown Motors.

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