Mark your calendar! The first Sunday in December is the official date of the Rogers Santa Claus Parade. Santa’s early visit to Vancouver on Sunday, December 1, 2013 is the perfect kick off to the holiday season!
If your organization would like to be part of the 2013 Rogers Santa Claus Parade, please apply by completing these three steps no later than September 11, 2013.
Have read, understood and will abide by the Rules and Regulations of the parade. The contact person for your organization will be responsible for ensuring your group is aware of and follows the rules as outlined.
Completed and submitted the Online Participant Application Form. Remember to print a copy of this application to be mailed in along with your parade deposit, photos and sample handouts.
Every year we receive numerous participant registrations and, unfortunately, have to turn down some applications. With this in mind, we would like to remind you that selections will be made based on your written application and any visuals that you can provide. We highly encourage that your entry features a festive theme with motion, sound or music. Remember that the whole point of this event is to entertain the crowds in the lead up to the arrival of Jolly ol’ Saint Nick.
50% deposit (entry fee) due with submission of online application. Please include a postdated cheque for the balance payment (due November 1, 2013).
Email or mail a photograph of your group, float or organization and Handout sample for approval (if you wish to have handouts)
Parade Committee Review
Once we have received your:
The parade committee will review your application. Once a decision has been made the parade organizers will contact you with more information.
Participants are asked to remember that the purpose of the parade is to provide enjoyment and fun for members of our community. This purpose should be considered when planning and designing entries. The Rogers Santa Claus Parade reserves the right to approve or deny entry to the parade. Retain parade rules and instructions, read them carefully as this will be a helpful guide in making your day go smoothly. Further details, including parade position will be forwarded at a later date.
Mail: Suite 200 – 55 Water Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1A1
Application and Deposit Due: Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
Cheques to be made out to: Rogers Santa Claus Parade