The Original Santa Claus Parade And Holly Jolly Run

Bloor Street West from Christie Street to Ossington Avenue will be closed Sunday, November 19 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade setup and formation area. 

The parade route includes a number of road closures from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, as follows: 
•    Bloor Street West from Christie Street to Queen’s Park
•    Queen’s Park/University Avenue from Bloor Street West to Wellington Street West (including Queen’s Park Crescent)
•    Wellington Street West from University Avenue to Yonge Street
•    Yonge Street from Wellington Street to Front Street
•    Front Street from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street.

Additional closures to accommodate the parade staging and dispersal will include: 
•    Front Street East, from Jarvis Street to Sherbourne Street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
•    Queens Quay’s eastbound curb lane will be closed from Lower Jarvis Street to Parliament Street from 2 to 6 p.m.
•    Lower Jarvis Street from Front Street East to The Esplanade will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Holly Jolly Run
On Sunday, November 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bremner Boulevard from York Street to Lake Shore Boulevard West will be closed to accommodate the Holly Jolly Run finish line at Maple Leaf Square and the dispersal area. Local access to the parking garages servicing the Telus and Maple Leaf Square buildings will be provided.

The run will start at 11:45 a.m. and will be routed along the following roads that are also closed for the Santa Claus parade:
•    Bloor Street West from Christie Street to Queen’s Park
•    Queen’s Park/University Avenue/York Street from Bloor Street to Bremner Boulevard

Please click here for the parade map.