Montreal's Official "Santa Claus Parade" Is Coming To Sainte-Catherine Street

It's the most wonderful time of the year.
Montreal's Official "Santa Claus Parade" Is Coming To Sainte-Catherine Street

I know it sounds crazy, but Christmas is less than two months away! And, arguably the most exciting event of the season is right around the corner.

Thats right people, Montreal's 67th Santa Claus Parade is coming to town.

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This parade will surely be filling the streets with lots of magic to welcome the holiday season in style.

via @destinationcentreville

Besides the man himself, the parade will also feature Christmas ferries, other holiday characters, music, dancing and more. 

The parade will be taking place on Saturday November 18th starting at 11am and will run from Fort to St Urban Street.  

via @destinationcentreville

via @destinationcentreville

via @destinationcentreville

This is the perfect excuse to gather up your friends, grab some hot cocoa and sit back and enjoy the holiday magic.

For more info check out their website.

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