Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

Ho! Ho! Ho! Feel the magic of the season this Christmas and join Santa in the Capital City on Saturday, November 25, 2023 for the Charlottetown Christmas Parade!

Beginning at 4:30 p.m., donations of non-perishable food items will be collected along the parade route in support of the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry food bank. Children are also encouraged to bring their letters for Santa to be collected by Canada Post employees at the beginning and end of the parade.

**Please note that float applications are now closed**

Parade Route

Christmas Parade route

The public is reminded that Charlottetown Police will be ticketing and/or towing those not obeying traffic closures. 
The following streets will be closed to traffic beginning at 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. (or the event conclusion), on Saturday, Nov. 25 with no parking permitted from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.:
• Enman Crescent between Raiders Road and University Avenue;
• University Avenue between Enman Crescent and Euston Street;
• Great George Street between Euston Street and Grafton Street;
• Grafton Street between Prince Street and West Street;
• West Street between Grafton Street and Kent Street;
• Kent Street between Rochford Street and Terry Fox Drive.

Any vehicles parked on the above streets after 3 p.m. risks being ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

To accommodate parade staging, Raider’s Road, between Burns Avenue and Enman Crescent, will be closed to traffic from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Charlottetown Christmas Parade Media Partner:
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The Charlottetown Christmas Festival is a product of Discover Charlottetown in partnership with the City of Charlottetown and runs November 24, 2023 to January 2, 2024. For a full schedule of events, visit