Huntsville Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus, dressed in a red and white hat and coat, waves to the crowd during a nighttime parade.

The Rotary Club of North Muskoka, in partnership with the Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce, presents the 2023 Huntsville Santa Claus Parade in downtown Huntsville on Friday, November 24, at 7:00 PM. This year's theme is: Creating Hope at Christmas!

  • Register your float or group to participate in the parade: Registration form

  • Interested in becoming a parade sponsor? Your support helps make the parade possible: Sponsorship form

Our members are thrilled to host the parade in 2023. Santa is coming!


Road Closures

The 2023 Huntsville Santa Claus Parade comes to downtown Huntsville on Friday, November 24, starting at 7:00 PM. Floats may start lining up along Main Street West between Yonge Street and Lorne Street by 5:00 PM. The parade route travels Main and King William streets from Lorne Street to the Huntsville Place Mall starting at 7:00 PM sharp. Please anticipate the following road closures to accommodate the parade:

  • 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM Main Street West from Yonge Street to Centre Street

  • 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM Lorne Street from Caroline Street to Minerva Street

  • 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM Main Street East from Centre Street to Chaffey Street

  • 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM King William Street from Chaffey Street to Rogers Cove Drive

Please also be respectful of local businesses and do not block their entrances. Please note: reopening times are estimates and depend on the length of the parade.

Alternate routes for through traffic include Town Line Road West, West Road, or Highway 60.


The Rotary Club of North Muskoka is a nonprofit club of volunteers. It has hosted the Huntsville Santa Claus Parade, its signature event, for nearly 20 years. 

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