2012 Vancouver Santa Claus Parade – December 2, 2012
9th Annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade
The official kick-off to the holiday season in Metro Vancouver!
Date & Time:
The Ninth Annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade is on Sunday, December 2, 2012. The parade starts at 1:00 pm.
The parade will start at West Georgia and Broughton (at 1:00 pm), travel east along West Georgia, turn south on Howe and finish at Howe and Davie.
Pre Parade Fun:
The festivities start at 10:30am with two and a half hours of family entertainment at the Coast Capital Savings Christmas Square. (live stage, gingerbread man decorating, Write A Letter to Santa station, face painting)
Coast Capital Savings Christmas Square:
- 10:30am to 1:00pm
- Located at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Come out and join in on the family fun pre-parade festivities! There will be live entertainment on the main stage, Decorate a Gingerbread Man, Write a Letter to Santa and much more!
Post Parade Fun:
Following the parade, Pictures with Santa will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Robson Square Ice Rink.
Spectators are encouraged to bring a cash or non – perishable food donation for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. On parade day, donations can be dropped off with Food Bank Volunteers along the parade route and at the Food Bank tent at the Coast Capital Christmas Square as well as the Burrard Skytrain station.