Saint John Santa Claus Parade 2016 winners announced…
The Santa Claus Parade Committee wishes to announce the names of the winning entries in the Saint John Santa Claus Parade held on Saturday, November 19th. A special thank you to our judging committee, the volunteers and to the many residents who came out to watch and enjoy the parade!
The 2016 parade theme was ‘Christmas Memories’
The 2016 parade marshal was Sergeant Jeff LaFrance
Best in Parade – Saint John SPCA
Best Commercial Entry – Saint John Energy
Best School – St. Malachy’s High School
Best Cheerleaders – Simonds High School Cheerleaders
Best Band – Air Cadets
Best Community Group – Saint John Cycling
Chairman’s Choice – Simond’s High School
Irving Oil Limited
Stella Maris Church
Local 18 Food Bank
St. Patrick’s School
Norman Jackson, Chairman
Uptown Saint John Business Improvement Assoc.
Saint John City Police
City of Saint John
Saint John City Transit
Saint John Fire Fighters Local 771
SJ Salvage Corps & Fire & Police
Thank you to all who came out and enjoyed the 64th Annual Saint John Santa Claus Parade!
Parade Day Reminders
NO PARKING ON THE PARADE ROUTE AFTER 3PM (Includes King Street and King Square North). At this time, parked vehicles will be towed. This is to ensure utmost safety for parade participants and spectators.
Give back by bringing along….
Non-Perishables will be collected along the parade route by Local 18 immediately prior to the parade start. Please feel free to support our community efforts by bringing a donation and setting a wonderful example of giving back.
Gently used coats will also be collected along the parade route, prior to the parade start. NBCC, New System Laundry and the Salvation Army have partnered to collect coats for those in need. Please bring yours along and give back in this special way.
Letters to Santa will be collected, as is the tradition, right before Santa appears at the end of the parade lineup.
Please note the parade route section of this website and that the causeway and entrances to the southern peninsula will be closed to accommodate the parade.