Another Santa parade comes to the capital region this weekend. It’s the immensely popular Santa’s Parade of Lights in Orleans. The parade begins at 6 p.m. around St. Joseph Boulevard and Youville Drive. It ends at St. Joseph and Prestone Drive. Toys and cash donations will be collected by Ottawa firefighters along the parade route.
Here are the road closures to keep in mind for Saturday November 24th from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
o St. Joseph Boulevard between Youville and Prestone Drives
o Prestone Drive between St. Joseph and Centrum Boulevards
In addition, St. Joseph Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Hart Road and Youville Drive, from 1 to 6 pm, in preparation of the parade. (City of Ottawa news release)
Santa’s Parade of Lights – Parade Route