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Santa Claus parade makes it's way through Portage and Main in Winnipeg Manitoba
LYLE STAFFORD For Metro Santa Claus parade makes it's way through Portage and Main in Winnipeg Manitoba
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20 November, 2017

"We start at 25th and Albert Street just on the corner there, travel all the way down south to the Southland mall at the entrance of Chapters, so kind of at the back of the mall", Brewster says. "Thankfully it was good things like let's have a pizza lunch and let's go see the Santa Claus Parade".

Organizers expect traffic to be slow between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on 108 Street between Jasper Avenue and 100 Avenue as the parade disperses. The event will wrap up outside the St. Lawrence Market building at around 3 p.m.

This year's theme is "Christmas in Toyland".

Front Street, from Jarvis Street to Sherbourne Street, at 11 a.m.

Uptown is holding its fifth annual Christmas Tree Light up Saturday. Route: East Main Street from Wellington Street to Civic Square.

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Santa Claus will be stepping away from his workshop and hitting Saskatoon's streets this Sunday to ring in the start of the holiday season.

Smithville: The 27th annual parade happens November 25 at 2 p.m. with a North Pole theme.

Avenue Road/Queen's Park, from Davenport Road to College Street, at 10:45 a.m.

Niagara on the Lake: Parade happens December 9 at 11 a.m. Route: Starts on King at Centre Street, righto on Castlereagh, left on Wellington, left on Byron, left on Simcoe, left on Queen, Right on King to Platoff.


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