HIGH RIVER, AB – The 33rd annual Santa Claus Parade and the sixth annual Light Up George Lane Park event will be held in the downtown area on Friday, December 6th.
The parade will require road closures on 1 Street SW from Macleod Trail to 7th Ave SW and Macleod Trail from 3rd Street SW to 1st Street SW from 4 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. For safety reasons, there will be no parking permitted on the parade route. Handicapped parking is available on 1st Street SW, north of the Museum of the Highwood – please arrive early! View the attached map for parade route and staging areas.
There will be plenty of exciting and family-friendly activities to enjoy before and after the parade with the Light Up ceremonies getting under way at 5 p.m. at the entrance to George Lane Park.
There will be hot dogs and hot chocolate, fire pits, caroling and plenty of late-night shopping available.
The Teamster Stage will be set up on 5 Avenue & Macleod Trail S.W., near the Highwood (Memorial) Centre with entertainment throughout the evening.
For a map showing the parade route and a full list of activities happening throughout the holiday season, visit christmasinhighriver.ca