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Plan Ahead for Saturday’s Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade

November 15, 2018 8:06 AM | News

Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade

If you’re heading to Saturday’s Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade, there are some road closures you should familiarize yourself with.

The city says parade-goers can expect delays, so plan ahead and allow additional travel time getting to and from downtown.

Beginning at 1:30 p.m. until around 8 p.m., the following road closures will be in effect:

  • Portage Avenue will be closed from Sherbrook Street to Main Street
  • Portage Avenue East will be closed from Main Street to Westbrook Street
  • Hargrave Street, Colony Street, Vaughn Street, Kennedy Street, Edmonton Street, Garry Street, Fort Street,
  • Carlton Street, Donald Street, and Smith Street will be closed at Portage Avenue
  • Main Street southbound will be closed between McDermot Avenue and Graham Avenue
  • Main Street northbound will be closed between St. Mary Avenue and Portage Avenue
  • Pioneer Avenue westbound will be closed between Main Street and Westbrook Street
  • Westbrook Street southbound will be closed between Portage Avenue East and William Stephenson Way
  • William Stevenson Way eastbound will be closed between Main Street and Waterfront Drive

Parade block parties begin at 4 p.m. with the parade taking to the streets at 5 p.m. CTV will broadcast the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade at 6:30 p.m.

Parade route

Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade