The Christmas season is here and Santa Claus is coming to town!! Are you ready for Santa and his helpers to be spreading Christmas cheer through Santa Claus parades in New Brunswick communities this November and December? Get the family together, dress warm and pack the thermos of hot chocolate and make plans to take in a Santa Claus parade this season.
All of a sudden, it will be parade time and we don’t want you to miss out! Here is a list of Santa Claus Parades in New Brunswick, so that you can attend one or more close to you. The lights, sounds, and excitement of a Santa Claus Parade are just the way to kick off the holiday season in New Brunswick.
**In addition, if you have details for other Santa Claus Parades in New Brunswick, let us know.
Although Santa will be here before you know it, we have you covered! Santa Claus Parades in New Brunswick start in November and continue thru early December. Plan now, because you may be able to attend more than one!
Nov 19 – EDMUNDSTON
The Edmundston Christmas Parade is taking place on November 19, 2022, at 7 pm.
Nov 19 – McADAM, NB
The McAdam Santa Claus Parade is taking place on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 6 pm. It is an activity happening during the week as part of Christmas in McAdam, running from Nov 17 to 20.
Nov 19 – SAINT JOHN
Saint John Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 6 pm.
Nov 20 – PORT ELGIN
Santa Claus Parade – Sunday, November 20th at 6:00pm.
Nov 25 – SHEDIAC
Town of Shediac Christmas Parade – Friday, November 25, 2022, the parade is advertised to start at 7 pm.
The festivities start at 6PM with 3 DJ stations serving up some great music and hot chocolate.
Children of all ages are also invited to bring their letters for Santa Clause as Canada Post will make their way through the parade route to ensure the special delivery to the North Pole.
Don’t forget to check out our DJ stations at 6 PM: Pascal Poirier Park, Downtown Park, and at Tait House Shediac
This year’s route will start at Ste-Anne Street and finish on Chesley Street (indicated in green on the map).
Nov 26 – CHIPMAN
Chipman 2022 Christmas Parade is taking place at 6 pm on December 26, 2022.
Nov 26 – FREDERICTON
Fredericton Annual Santa Claus Parade 2022 on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 5 pm.
This year’s parade will be on the north side. The Parade will leave Devonshire Drive by turning left onto Union Street at the corner of Cliff Street and Union Street. Travelling west along Union Street heading towards Main Street, and continuing along Main Street. After that, the Parade will disembark when it reaches Johnson Avenue.
Nov 26 – KENNEBECASIS VALLEY
This Christmas season the KV Santa Clause Parade will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 6 pm.
Nov 26 – LANCASTER, West Saint John
Lancaster Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 1 pm.
Nov 26 – MONCTON
Royale Greater Moncton Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 5 pm.
Nov 26 – SACKVILLE
The annual Sackville Fire & Rescue Parade of Lights is set to take place on November 26, 2022, at 6:30 pm.
Dec 2 – BATHURST
Santa Claus Parade – Friday, December 2, 2022, at 6 pm.
The parade will start at the High school, following King avenue to Main St, and end at the Promenade Waterfront.
Dec 2 – PETITCODIAC
Santa Claus Festival of Light Parade – Friday, December 2, 2022, at 7 pm.
The parade route in Petitcodiac will begin on Renfrew Street at the Baptist Church heading South on Old Post Road. Turning West on Main Street, South on Spring, East on Railway, North on Old Post Road, East on Main, and ending back at the Baptist Church (via 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Street).
Santa will be at the Fire Hall following the parade to greet children and hand out treats. There will also be hotdogs and hot chocolate to warm those cold hands provided by the Petitcodiac Boys and Girls Club.
Dec 2 – MIRAMICHI
The 35th Annual Parade of Lights in Miramichi – December 2, 2022, at 6:30 pm.
Dec 2 – ST. STEPHEN
St. Stephen Christmas Parade – December 2, 2022, at 6 pm.
Dec 3 – HILLSBOROUGH
Santa Claus Parade in Hillsborough – December 3, 2022, at 6:30 pm
The parade will be starting at the School parking lot to Steeves St. Visit with Santa for candy and hot chocolate at the Kiwanis after the parade.
Dec 3 – ST. ANDREWS
Fireman’s Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 5:30 pm.
Dec 4 – CAP-PELE
The 2022 Santa Claus Parade in Cap-Pelé will take place on December 4, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm, starting at rue Tedish and travelling along rue Acadie and then finishing at rue Robichaud.
Dec 4 – Saint-Antoine
Santa Claus Parade in Saint-Antoine is scheduled for December 4th, 2022 at 6 pm.
Dec 10 – SUSSEX (rescheduled from Dec 3)
Sussex Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 6:30 pm. The Parade Route is from Perry Street then on to Leonard Drive, down to Main Street, along Main Street, and then turn into the Walmart parking lot to dismantle. The parade will be full of bright lights and music, and additionally it will have The Gentle Zone for people with sensory concerns from Morrison Avenue to Fundy Street.