Rogers Santa Claus Parade
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016
PARADE STARTS AT 12:00PM

Parade Day

Want to relive the 2016 Rogers Santa Claus Parade? Make sure you check out the broadcast dates here!

GENERAL INFORMATION

DATE:
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm *NEW TIME!

LOCATION:
The Parade is in downtown Vancouver, located just blocks from the Burrard, City Centre, Granville and Waterfront SkyTrain stations.

PARADE ROUTE:
Slightly new parade route this year! It will start at the same location – Georgia at Broughton, continue East along Georgia, turning South on Howe. It will now end on Howe and Smithe.

VOLUNTEERS:
The Parade has over 300 volunteers every year. The volunteer application form is now live, check here to apply!

SPECTATORS:
Each year the Parade attracts 300,000 spectators to downtown Vancouver.
View the Parade from the Best Seats in the House with your own private branded bleacher seating complete with complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and snacks. Treat your employee or clients and their families to this Vancouver holiday tradition in style with an unobstructed view of the 13th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade! Contact us at RSCP@pacegroup.com to enquire about VIP seat packages.

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PARTICIPANTS:
The Parade has more than 3,500 participants. This year’s Parade will feature more than 50 marching bands, choirs, festive floats, and community groups. Participant registration is now closed.
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SPONSORS:
Is your organization looking to make a big impact this year? Looking for some great marketing, promotional and media exposure? From Holiday Kids sampling program to large festive floats, we have something for everyone. Check out the Become a Sponsor page for more details.

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FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER BREAKFAST WITH SANTA:
Join us for a delicious breakfast buffet and exclusive meet & greet with Santa before the 13th Annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade! Filled with wonder and excitement, children will have an opportunity to sit with Santa and confide their Christmas wish list before he presides over the festive parade at noon. The buffet will include a chef attended pancake and waffle station.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street
Sunday, December 4th, 2016
8am – 10am
$40 per adult, $25 per child
Full pre-payment at time of booking, inclusive of taxes & gratuity
Reservations 604-647-0517

COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS CHRISTMAS SQUARE:
The festivities begin at 10:00am with two hours of family entertainment at the Coast Capital Savings Christmas Square on 800 block of Robson Street, between Howe and Hornby (south side of the Vancouver Art Gallery). Christmas Square includes the Food Bank drop-off zone, gingerbread decorating station, face painting, Letters to Santa station, balloon twisting, and an entertainment stage featuring several music and dance performances.

CHARITY:
The Parade is one of the largest food and fund raising events for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Since 2004, the Parade has collected $151,200 and more than 76,400 lbs. of food for hungry families in the Lower Mainland. On Parade day, we encourage spectators to bring a monetary or non-perishable food donation for the Food Bank. For each dollar donated, the food Bank can purchase three dollars’ worth of food.

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