10AM Saturday December 2, 2017



JCI Durham Whitby Santa Claus Parade

The Whitby Santa Claus Parade operated by JCI Durham has been held on the first Saturday of December for 48 consecutive years. An event for all ages, the Whitby Santa Claus Parade showcases over 70 organizations holiday spirt as they walk along the Brock St. parade route.

Whitby Santa Claus Parade Starts in:

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring the Whitby Santa Claus Parade this year, we would love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information on sponsorship opportunities.


What was it like to volunteer?

  • It was a fantastic first experience for my family. It allowed us to be actively involved with our community.

    Danielle McCann

    Danielle McCann

    2016 Whitby Santa Claus Parade Volunteer

Learn more about volunteering!

Join us Saturday December 2, 2017!


Participating in the Whitby Santa Claus Parade is a unique experience to see the joy of others expressed as you make your way along the parade route.

How to participate in the parade?

JCI Durham has two different categories participants can enter the parade under Community Groups & Commercial Entries. JCI Durham limits the number of participates in each category and registrations are taken on a first come first serve basis during the categories registration period.

Staging Area

The Staging area will be on Manning Rd. from Brock St. to Garden St. Parade entrants will enter the marshalling area from Garden St. onto Manning Rd.

Both directions of Manning Rd. will be closed from Brock St. to Garden St. We will begin aligning parade entrants starting on the north side of Manning Rd. at Brock St. facing west. Entrants will continue to be lined up until Garden St.

The stretch from Brock St. to Bradley St. is being kept free for emergency access to the Colonial Retirement Residence.

We are asking that vehicles arrive to the marshalling area between 8:00 and 8:30 AM to avoid any possible accident with children. Children should arrive between 8:30 and 9:30 AM. Entries that are not in the marshalling area by 9:30 AM will be removed from the parade at the discretion of JCI Durham.

Participate in the 2017 Whitby Santa Clause Parade

Signup now and we’ll contact you with more details when it’s time to register


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Parade Route

The Whitby Santa Claus Parade starts at 10AM at the intersection of Brock St. N. & Manning Rd. and travels South along Brock St. to Trent St. where it ends at approximately 12PM. Please line up along the sidewalks and boulevards of the parade route.


Road access to Brock St. between Manning Rd. and Burns. St. will be closed for the parade. Please park on side streets along the parade route.

Parade Day Checklist

  • Dress Appropriately Based On Weather
  • Bring Blankets/Lawn Chairs To Sit On
  • Bring Non-Perishable Food Donations
  • Bring Letter To Santa
  • Bring Snacks & Warm Beverages

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