Christmas Parade

Christmas parade lettering on white background with red, blue and yellow confetti

Champlain Christmas Parade

Date: Friday, December 1, 2023
Location: Vankleek Hill, ON
Start: 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Home and Stanley
End : École élémentaire catholique Saint-Grégoire

Route:  Corner of Stanley and Home, to Higginson, to Derby, to Main, to Home all the way to Saint-Grégoire School.

Please avoid parking on the parade route.

Registration for Parade Floats are Now Closed

Thank you for your interest. See you at the parade!

2023 Activities and Programming

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. : Writing Letters to Santa and cookies

Where: The Review, 76 Main Street, E

Children will have the chance to write letters to Santa Claus and have a cookie.

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. : Meet-and-greet with Santa Claus

Where: Town Square Park (beside the Post Office)

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. : Coffee and Hot chocolate

Where: École élémentaire catholique Saint-Grégoire, 50 Home Ave.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. : Christmas Craft and Storytime 
Where: Champlain Public Library, 94 Main Street E.
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. : Collecting Letters to Santa  
Canada Post will be picking up letters to Santa during the parade.
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Collecting of non-perishable food items
Vankleek Hill Foodland will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items along the parade route.


Restrooms will be available at the following locations:

  • Creating Centre de Créativité, 13 Hwy 34
  • Champlain Public Library, 94 Main St.
  • École élémentaire catholique Saint-Grégoire, 50 Home Ave.

 Parade Route Map and Event Details

 Map of Parade route and list of activities as detailed on event page


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