Must-see Santa Claus parades on the South Shore

Wednesday, November 22 2023

Credit: CIty of Sainte-Julie

Three Santa Claus parades on the South Shore have caught our eye. People in Brossard, Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Sainte-Julie: get ready for some amazing Christmas parades.

City of Brossard

Once again, the Santa Claus parade is coming to Quartier DIX30. Accompanied by his elves, the parade is sure to be a magical experience for people of all ages.

When: 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 19
To get there: Check your trip planning app to see the many options available to you
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City of Saint-Basile-le-Grand

Two kilometres of magic await the citizens of Saint-Basile-le-Grand at the annual Christmas parade. Sparkling floats, grandiose characters, spectacular illuminations—and lots more—are on the menu at this festive holiday event.

When: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 2
To get there: Residents are within walking distance, and bus line 200 is available for those coming from outside.
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City of Sainte-Julie

For the 25th consecutive year, Santa Claus and his parade floats hit the streets of Sainte-Julie. “We invite citizens to bring their musical instruments, bells, tom drums, flutes and rattles, as well as their flashlights to light up the over 4 km long route and make it even more spectacular,” said the City.

Citizens and participants at the parade can also visit the Christmas village at the public square from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy the activities on site.

When: 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 2
To get there: Line T1 (no reservation required on weekends)
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Trains on the Vaudreuil/Hudson line will run on a Sunday schedule on Quebec's National Holiday and on Canada Day, June 24 and July 1st, 2024.