Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade – Closing the Streets

This Saturday (November 16), starting at 2:30 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m., numerous road closures will be in place in the downtown to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade.

Winnipeg Transit will also be re-routing buses operating in the vicinity of the Santa Claus Parade. The re-routes will be in effect from approximately 2:30 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Road closures

  • Portage Avenue will be closed from Sherbrook Street to Main Street
  • Portage Avenue East will be closed from Main Street to Westbrook Street
  • Hargrave Street, Colony Street, Vaughn Street, Kennedy Street, Edmonton Street, Garry Street, Fort Street, Carlton Street, Donald Street, and Smith Street will be closed at Portage Avenue
  • Main Street southbound will be closed between Bannatyne Avenue and Graham Avenue
  • Main Street northbound will be closed between St. Mary Avenue and Portage Avenue
  • Pioneer Avenue westbound will be closed between Main Street and Westbrook Street
  • Westbrook Street southbound will be closed between Portage Avenue East and William Stephenson Way
  • William Stevenson Way eastbound will be closed between Main Street and Waterfront Drive