Santa Claus Parades in New Brunswick

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!


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.


Saint John Santa Claus Parade – Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 6 pm.

Parade route for Saint John Santa Claus Parade.


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.


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.


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.


The annual Sackville Fire & Rescue Parade of Lights is set to take place on November 26, 2022, at 6:30 pm.

Sackville route for the Parade of Lights.


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.


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.


The 35th Annual Parade of Lights in Miramichi – December 2, 2022, at 6:30 pm.


St. Stephen Christmas Parade – December 2, 2022, at 6 pm.


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.


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.


Santa Claus Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 10. The parade kicks off at Hooked ‘n Cooked at 5:30pm and proceeds along Main Street to the fire hall, where Santa Claus will hand out treats.- December 10, 2022, at 5:30 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.


Salisbury is celebrating the season on December 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm, at their 1st Annual Town Christmas Parade!

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