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Deep River Santa Claus Parade of Lights - Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Join us in welcoming Santa Claus to Deep River!

Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. 

Come join the excitement as we celebrate the annual Deep River Christmas Parade of Lights

Why? - Because Deep River is a great place to raise your family and enhance your quality of life.

This year’s theme is 

The Santa Claus Parade is a great opportunity to show your Christmas spirit and community support.  Entering a float, band, walking group, etc. enhances the joy of those watching the parade.

Each year the Santa Claus Parade welcomes a huge crowd of people. This not-to-miss holiday treat features unique floats decorated with lights, great holiday music and of course the great man in the red suit "Santa Claus". So grab a chair and a thermos of hot chocolate and come enjoy a special evening for all ages.

Important Change.

Float/Vehicles and walkers will need to come to the Lawrence Hall (old A& P - Parking Lot).   Please enter the parking lot from Forest Street to allow for Float line up) "no specific order"  


The parade begins at 5:30 pm at the Lawrence Hall (old A & P parking lot) located at the corner of Ridge Rd and Montcalm St. The Parade will commence right onto Ridge Rd, turn Right onto Deep River Rd, Right onto Champlain St, left onto Forest Ave, returning to the Lawrence Hall Parking lot.

The Town of Deep River Recreation Department would like to encourage its community businesses, schools and local groups and clubs to participate in our annual Christmas parade. Parade participants are urged to decorate their float in a way that would appropriately tie in with the theme (with lots of lights)

If you would like to participate in the 2018 Deep River Parade, please complete and return the registration form below to the Recreation Department no later that Monday, November 26th, 2087. Please note that there is no registration fee to participate.

Parade/Float Participants are  invited back to the Deep River Town Hall for hot dogs, hot chocolate and a special visit from Santa.

Registration Forms for Float/Walking Groups Participants

We would like to extend a big Thank You to all the participants who took part in this year's Santa Claus parade.
Congratulations to this year's winners in the following categories:
Mayor's Choice - Deep River Legion Branch 436
Chamber's Most Christmas Float - Bears Den
Fleury's Best Overall Float - Terry Waito Homes Inc.
Wellspring Gardens' Best Participation - Deep River & Area Minor Hockey
DRCA's Family Float Participation - Deep River CANDU swim club
Chamber's Best Original Float - Real Hope Christian Assembly
Chambers Choice - North Renfrew Long Term Care