Santa Claus Parade Articles

Santa Claus Parade Float Raring to Go

Santa Claus Parade Float Raring to Go

Santa Claus is coming to town early this year, making his annual appearance on Saturday at the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade. Santa's float has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as organizers have been making repairs to the 40-year-old structure, which includes...

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Campaign to Save Santa Float Clears First Hurdle

A campaign to restore the Santa Claus Float by JCI Winnipeg has reached the second round of voting. The trademark float in Winnipeg’s Santa Claus Parade is in desperate need of repairs, and its owners have turned to the public for help. Through an online campaign...

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Campaign Effort to Save Santa’s Sleigh

The trademark float in Winnipeg's Santa Claus Parade is in jeopardy after needing extensive repairs. JCI Winnipeg has launched an online campaign called Save Our Santa Float through the Aviva Community Fund. "The float that Santa rides on -- the Santa Claus Float --...

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PHOTOS: Winnipeg’s 103rd Santa Claus Parade

PHOTOS: Winnipeg’s 103rd Santa Claus Parade

Thousands of people filled the streets Saturday for the 103rd Santa Claus Parade in downtown Winnipeg. Organizers were expecting the annual event to attract about 60,000 people, which began at Portage Avenue and Young Street and ended near The Forks. Fireworks...

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AVCO Cup on Display for Fans at Santa Claus Parade

AVCO Cup on Display for Fans at Santa Claus Parade

By Brian Schultz Those attending today's Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade will be able to see the coveted AVCO Cup in-person. The championship trophy of the original World Hockey Association (1972-1979) will be on display at 4 p.m. on Portage Avenue between Smith Street...

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