Directions to the Parade

From Toronto

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Take Thorold Stone Road (east) which turns into Stanley Avenue
  • Turn left (east) on Bridge Street
  • Right onto Victoria Avenue
  • Left onto Park Street

From Rainbow Bridge

  • Follow Roberts St. (Hwy 420) to Stanley Avenue
  • Turn right (north) onto Stanley Avenue
  • Right onto Bridge Street
  • Right onto Victoria Avenue
  • Left onto Park Street

From the Peace Bridge

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to Niagara Falls, Canada
  • Turn left (north) onto Stanley Avenue
  • Right onto Bridge Street
  • Right onto Victoria Avenue
  • Left onto Park Street

From the Queenston/Lewiston Bridge

  •  Follow Hwy 405 to Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Take the Stanley Ave. exit
  • Turn right and follow to Thorold Stone Rd.
  • Turn left onto Thorold Stone Rd, which turns into Stanley Ave.
  • Turn left on Bridge Street 
  • Then turn right onto Victoria Ave. (south)
  • From Victoria Avenue, turn left onto Park Street. 

Parking

Parking is available along Park Street in the Municipal Lot near Chrysler Avenue. Park Street is parallel with Queen Street and you can walk to Queen Street from Park Street.

Notice to Property Owners and Residents

Please be advised that the Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, November 15 beginning at 11:00 a.m. We hope you will take the time to enjoy the Santa Claus Parade!

The Parade will begin on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street and continue to Queen Street, ending at Erie Avenue. A Pre-Parade will begin at 10:45 a.m. along the same route. The Pre-Parade will consist of Dreams Take Flight Mascots and Project S.H.A.R.E. (Collecting food donations).

The formation of the floats, bands, vehicles and participants will take place on Jepson and Armoury Streets starting at 9:00 a.m. and consequently, these streets will be closed starting at approximately 7:00 a.m.

Bus Parking will begin along Zimmerman Avenue at approximately 9:00 a.m. Please ensure vehicles are not parked on the roadway.

Access to and from your residence, may be affected from 7:00 a.m. until no later than 1:00 p.m. The Parade Organizers will be considerate of your needs and will assist you to access in and out of your residence if needed.

Queen Street will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience that the street closures may create during this time frame. The City would greatly appreciate your assistance and patience in this matter by planning your day's activities around the Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade if at all possible.