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Burlington. Parks and Recreation

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Santa Claus Parade

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Burlington Teen Tour Band Boosters collect non-perishable food items for local food banks just prior to the official parade procession * during the parade, Canada Post letter carriers collect children's letters to Santa, and Burlington Oldtimers Hockey Club will collect loonies and toonies to support activities of the volunteer parade organizing committee
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-335-7600 ext 7422
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax City of Burlington, Festivals and Events 905-335-7756
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Primary Contact Elizabeth Fritshaw, Coordinator of Festivals and Events; Phone: 905-335-7600 ext 7704
Volunteer Coordinator Alyssa Vanword, Assistant Event Coordinator; Phone: 905-335-7600 ext 7654; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1965
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Burlington's annual Christmas Parade features bands, floats, clowns, mascots and Santa Claus * hosted by the City of Burlington  
In 2019: Sun Dec 1, beginning at 2 pm 
Parade route: from corner of Guelph Line and Prospect St (near Burlington Centre - formerly Burlington Mall), south on Guelph Line to New St, west on New St and James St, then north on Brant St, finishing at Brant St and Caroline 
Road Closures, Sun Dec 1: 
11 am-3 pm: Prospect St from Cumberland Ave to Guelph Line with local access permitted 
1:30 pm-4:30 pm: Guelph Line from Prospect St to New St * New St from Guelph Line to Martha St * James St from Martha St to Brant St * Brant St from Baldwin St/Victoria Ave to Elgin St
Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Parade Start Time: 2 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Entry application deadline October 21, 2019 
Call or email to receive application package * application information available on line through the City of Burlington website
Languages English
Fees None - for attendance ; entry fee for applicants ($75 for not for profit organizations, $200 for businesses)
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Burlington Parks and Recreation Events Office 
PO Box 5013 
City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Festivals & Special Events ; Special Events
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Special Events

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