Bullet News and Niagara This Week
You better watch out.
You better not cry.
You better not pout.
We’re telling you why.
Santa Claus is coming to town.
Niagara Falls and Fort Erie are preparing to welcome Jolly St. Nick with the first two of a series of Santa Claus parades across the season during the next month.
The Niagara Falls parade is Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. The parade begins on Victoria Avenue, at Jepson Street, and travels north on Victoria on Valley Way, where it turns right and on to Queen Street, traveling down to the end at Erie Avenue, near City Hall.
For more information please visit www.niagarafalls.ca
The Fort Erie Santa Claus Parade is Sunday, beginning at 2 p.m. The parade begins at the Fort Erie Race Track overflow parking lot and will proceed onto Catherine Street, following Catherine Street to Central Ave, turning left on Central Ave, proceeding to historic downtown Fort Erie, will then take a right on Jarvis Street where the parade will end with a block party.
For more information, please visit www.bridgeburg-bia.ca.
Here’s a listing of upcoming Santa Claus parades:
Date: Saturday Nov. 24, at 2 p.m.
Route: Parade starts from the Community Centre (Arena) and proceeds along Regional Road #20 (old Highway #20) to the Industrial Park Road.
More info: www.westlincoln.ca
Date: Saturday Nov. 24, at 4 p.m.
Route: Parade will begin at Monsignor Clancy School at Collier Road, travel down Nottingham Street, right on Tupper Avenue, then right on Sullivan Avenue, then left on Front Street, and will end at Regent Street, near the Book Depot.
More info: www.thoroldsantaparade.com
Date: Saturday Nov. 24, at 4 p.m.
Route: Parade will begin at Canadian Tire Financial Services (corner of Wellington & East Main Sts) and head west on East Main to the Civic Square where Santa will turn on the Christmas lights and the Children’s After Party will take place.
More info: www.welland.ca
Date: Sunday Nov. 25, at 2:30 p.m.
Route: The parade starts at the corner of Lake Street and William Street, proceeds to St. Paul Street, down St. Paul, left on James Street to King Street and ends at Market Square.
More info: www.stcatharines.ca
Date: Saturday Dec. 1, at 5:15 p.m.
Route: Parade will begin at Livingston Ave just east of Town Hall, travel east and along Livingston and along Main Street, ending at Ontario Street in the downtown core.
More info: www.grimsbyparade.ca
Date: Saturday Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m.
Route: Parade will begin at Port Colborne High School and travel South on Steele St to Clarence St, then head east on Clarence to West St. It will then travel south on West St to Charlotte St, and then west on Charlotte, where it ends at Market Square where Santa will stop for hot chocolate and timbits.
More info: www.portcolborne.ca
Date: Saturday Dec. 8, at 1 p.m.
Route: Starts at Bethany Christian Reform Church (1086 Balfour St., Fenwick) heading North on Balfour Street to Canboro Road, West on Canboro Road to Church Street, North on Church Street to Centennial Park (999 Church St., Fenwick).
More info: www.pelham.ca
Date: Saturday Dec. 8, at 11 a.m.
Route: Parade begins at the corner of King and Centre streets and turns right on to Castlereagh St, then left on Wellington, left again on Byron, left on Simcoe and left again onto Queen St. The parade turns right on King Street, where it ends at Platoff/Johnson streets.