Thorold Santa Claus Parade participation, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities now available

September 28, 2023

Thorold, ON – Mark your calendars! Thorold’s 31st annual Santa Claus Parade will take place November 25, 2023 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Making its way through Downtown Thorold, the parade will feature an array of festive community floats, musical talents, parade marchers and other fun entertainment.

The City is currently seeking applications for performers, marchers, musical talent and floats to participate in the parade. Community groups, sports organizations, small businesses and residents are invited to showcase their creative spirit and design a float that aligns with this year’s theme: winter wonderland.

To secure a spot in the parade, fill out a participation form at

Community members and students are invited to volunteer for various duties with the parade, including serving popcorn and hot chocolate, organizing and coordinating floats and helping with set up and tear down of the parade.

To apply to be a parade volunteer, fill out a volunteer application form at

The parade would not be possible each year without the generosity of our community partners and sponsors. Businesses are invited to sponsor the parade in a variety of tiers or in-kind services.

To sponsor the parade, email

For more information, join the Facebook event at or visit

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Media contact
Megan McRae
Community Relations Specialist, Office of the CAO
905-227-6613 x439