Rotary Santa Claus Parade 2019

Date

The 2019 Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, November 30th, starting at 5 pm.

Theme

The 2019 Theme is “A Dickens of a Christmas”. As this is an evening parade, please use lots of lights on your entry to enhance the enjoyment of our spectators.

Registration

To register your entry, please use our on-line registration system. The link is as follows:
Click here to go to the registration page.

Waiver

All floats and groups must agree to the following waiver in order to participate in the Parade.

Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in volunteering with this event and many others, contact us about joining Rotary - Brockville's premier community oriented club. We are accepting new members to our club. Be apart of your community and assist with some of our great projects. Rotary Brockville also provides great opportunities in business networking and making new friends. Contact us for more information and the many benefits of becoming a Rotarian.

Route

The Parade starts at the corner of Pearl Street East and North Augusta Road. The Parade will leave from this point at 5 pm. The Parade proceeds south on North Augusta Road to King Street East. It then turns right onto King Street and proceeds to downtown. The Parade ends at Metro/Old Leon’s.

Directions for Parade Floats/Groups/Participants

Registration opens at 3 pm, the Parade will start promptly at 5 pm.
North Augusta Road will be blocked off from its intersection with Central/Reynolds south to Pearl Street.
All participants please enter North Augusta Road via Reynolds Drive (east or west) or from Parkdale south to North Augusta Road. There is no entry from the south or from Broadway Avenue, Keefer Street or Pearl Street.
Rotarians/Volunteers will greet you at the intersection of North Augusta and Reynolds Drive.
At the bottom of the Railway overpass, you will be registered, provided with your float/group number and direct you to your assigned staging area.
In the staging areas, Rotarians/Volunteers will provide directions as to where to park so that there will be a smooth flow of entrees as the parade starts.
We will be using 3 lots along North Augusta Road as well as the street itself for staging area.
Please check back prior to the parade for complete directions for float/group exiting at the end of the parade and for picking up parade participants.

Parade Rules

• No throwing candy or treats, they must be handed out by walkers
• Keep up to the float/group ahead of you
• If your float/group stops to perform for the spectators/judges, after you are done, immediately catch up to the float/group ahead of you, do not leave large gaps
• Please respect our volunteers as they work to provide a safe and enjoyable parade experience for everyone
• At the end of the Parade, please obey the directions of our volunteers when exiting, this will ensure the safety of everyone and the even flow of traffic

City of Brockville - Extended Bus Hours

The City of Brockville has extended the bus hours to 8:00pm on the day of the parade.

Contact

For further information please feel free to contact Ed Coon or David Paul