PARADES

Santa Claus is coming to town

Ottawa's annual Santa Claus parade kicked off parade season.

Christmas parades taking place across the region

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, we're telling you why. (Kristy Kirkup/CBC)

Santa Claus is coming to your town.

Some Santa Claus parades have already happened, while others have yet to take place across the region.

November parades

  • Cornwall, Ont., Saturday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. The parade will start at St. Lawrence Intermediate and Secondary School.
  • Kanata, Saturday,  Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. The parade will start at Terry Fox Drive.
  • Barrhaven, Sunday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. The parade will start off at Beatrice Drive and end at the corner of Strandherd Drive, near the park-and-ride​.
  • Kemptville, Ont., Saturday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m. The parade starts at Holy Cross and will end at Kemptville College. 
  • Orléans, Saturday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. The parade will travel through St. Joseph Boulevard between Youville and Prestone drives. 
  • Pembroke, Ont., Saturday, Nov. 24, at 5:30 p.m. The parade will start off at Moncion Metro and will end at the Festival Hall Centre.
  • Westport, Ont., Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. and will travel through the downtown area. 

December parades 

  • Perth, Ont., Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. The parade will travel south along Wilson, Foster and Gore streets, then continue through town. 
  • Stittsville, Saturday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. It will travel south on Stittsville Main Street to Carleton Cathcart Street. 
  • Napanee, Ont., Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m. It will start at Napanee District Secondary School and end at Enviro Park Lane. 
  • Carp, Saturday, Dec. 8, at 12 p.m. It will start at The Diefenbunker Museum.