Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town.  Join us for the 2016 North Bay and Area Santa Claus Parade "Comic Book Christmas".

Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 12 p.m.

Printable Poster (Word)


2016 Santa Claus Parade Winners


Best Overall

547 Canuck Royal Canadian Air Cadets


Best Spirit


Widdlefield Secondary School


Retail Outlet

1st Pellerin Painting

2nd Northern OK Tire


Hospitality Industry

1st North Bay Limo

2nd Wacky Wings


Service Groups or Organizations

1st 547 Canuck Royal Canadian Air Cadets

2nd Scouts Canada


Elementary School

1st Place École Publique Heritage

2nd Place École élémentaire catholique Saints-Anges


Post Secondary School

1st Nipissing University Student Union

1st Canadore College


Not-For-Profit Group

1st North Bay Special Olympics/Best Buddies Chapter

2nd One Kids Place/North Bay Battalion


Secondary School

1st Widdlefield Secondary School

2nd École Secondaire Catholique Algonquin (tied)

2nd Ecole Publique Odyssee (tied)


Commercial/Industrial Group

1st Century 21 Blue Sky Region Realty Inc.

2nd Stock Transportation



1st Positive Promotions


Sports Group

1st Apollo Gymnastics


Parade Route

The parade starts at the corner of Chippewa and Cassells and travels:

  • south along Chippewa Street to Fisher Street,
  • southwest along Fisher Street to Main Street, and
  • then north along Main and finishes at Cassells Street.

More detail can be viewed on the route map: Santa Claus Parade Route 2016


Float Entries

Are you interested in participating with a float during our event? Please download and read the below Registration and Guidelines Form. Deadline for entries is Monday, November 14, 2016.

Registration and Guidelines Form (Word)

Registration and Guidelines Form (PDF)



Volunteer Application Form


Award Categories

  • Bands
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Choirs/Singing Groups
  • Non-Profit Groups
  • Commercial/Industrial Groups
  • Post-Secondary Schools
  • Elementary Schools
  • Retail Outlets
  • Financial Institutions
  • Secondary Schools
  • Sports Groups
  • Service Groups or Organizations

Awards will also be given for the Best Overall Float and the group with the Best Spirit.


Parks, Recreation and Leisure
 General Inquiries
 (705) 474-0400 x2329