Cambridge Santa Parade

The 2017 Cambridge Santa Claus Parade is SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18th at 6:00 p.m. on Hespeler Rd.

 

Registrations will be on line in July 2017

Our thanks to everyone who expressed interest.

Applications for the Cambridge 2015 Santa Claus Parade will be available ON LINE ONLY.

More instructions will be available when the form is ready in July

 

 

Float dimensions

Float dimensions must meet specifications for trailers under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act. Consult your carrier, or phone MTO Carrier Enforcement for clarification.

Theme and Decor

All floats must have a Christmas theme. All vehicles must be decorated. No Santa Claus-like (or Mrs. Claus-like) figure shall appear anywhere other than on the Official Santa Claus Float.

Ours is a night parade; light your float; plan for a generator.

Operators

The person in charge of the float must remain with that float throughout the parade and have a cell phone.

This person and the cell number must be indicated on the registration form. Changes must be reported to the committee.

Parade Protocols

  • Participants must maintain a forward motion throughout the parade.
  • There will be no drilling or unauthorized stops on the route.
  • Units must keep proper spacing always. A measure of one trailer length is desirable.

In the interest of public safety,

  • Drive a safe distance on your side of the road away from the crowd
  • All handouts must be placed directly in the hands of the guests by responsible or well supervised entry personnel.
  • No paper handouts of any description will be allowed. Typically they become litter unfortunately.
  • Refrain from smoking.
  • Do not consume or give the impression of consuming alcoholic beverages.
  • Participants in the parade shall not promote political views or political parties.

Judging and Awards

  • Rogers TV will televise the Cambridge Santa Claus Parade.
  • Bands and floats will be judged by the Steele Group of Companies along the whole parade route. Spotters along the route will be reporting back on the continuous performances of the entries.
  • Awards will be sent to the winners after the parade.

Parade Participants are covered by insurance against personal liability. (held by the Corporation of the City of Cambridge)

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE CAMBRIDGE SANTA CLAUS PARADE. WE HOPE YOU HAVE FUN AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON PARADE NIGHT!