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.