Saint John Santa Claus Parade 2017 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 18th. 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 ‘A Magical, Musical Christmas’

The 2016 parade marshal was Bernard Cormier


Winning Entries:

Best in Parade –          Ambulance New Brunswick

Best Commercial Entry –        East Point Shopping

Best School –   St. Malachy’s High School

Best Band –     161 C.K. Beveridge Air Canada

Best Community Group –        Key Industries


Honourable Mention:

Canada Post Postal Workiers

The ATV Club

Encore Dance Academy


Kennebec Manor


Judging committee:

Norman Jackson, Chairman

Kelly Goodick

Bill Thompson

Shane Cassidy

Steve Gaudet



Uptown Saint John Business Improvement Assoc.

Ready Rentals

Rogers TV

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 65th Annual Saint John Santa Claus Parade!

Watch the Parade online HERE



At 6pm on Saturday, November 18th the 65th Annual Greater Saint John’s Santa Claus Parade will begin it’s march throughout the city streets. For the 15th year in a row Uptown Saint John Inc. and the parade organizing committee are energized to present the best parade ever!  The parade route starts at the corner of Crown & Union streets and continues along it’s traditional route to Lansdowne Place in the North End.

The parade route is lined by over 65,000 people providing joy to so many families from our region along with the thousands of visitors that come to Saint John for the Parade.

This captive audience of consists of a wide variety of people drawn to the parade by its diversity and glowing reputation. We invite you to participate with entries in the Parade, and to choose a sponsorship category that matches your marketing exposure needs and budget.

If you would like to be a sponsor of this great event we would be happy to meet with you to discuss how your support can make a difference to this event.

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