Cannington Lions 71st Annual Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 24, 2018

Parade starts at 11am

Parade marshalling takes place at Rick MacLeish Memorial Community Centre parking lot

Awards for best floats:

     Judging based on following criteria:

         - Following parade theme ("A Sport'n Christmas)

         - Work and effort put into float construction

         - Christmas spirit in design

         - Has fun with theme or event

         - Originality

Those wishing to enter a float are asked to contact Lion Bo Enss before the parade at 705-432-3241  or email to

Visit with Santa at The Cannington Firehall following the parade.

Special thank you to The Cannington Firefighters Association for providing candy for the parade and for hosting Santa Claus following the parade!

Would you like to support or sponsor our parade?

The Cannington Lions Club welcomes community support for our parade.  Funds are used for the parade to pay for bands, supplies, costumes, and more.  Any excess funds are used for future parades or to cover past parade deficits

If you're interested in supporting our parade please contact Lion Diane at

All parade sponsors will be recognized during the parade and will receive a receipt where needed.

Want to be a Parade Judge?

The Cannington Lions Club welcomes members of our community to step forward each year to help us judge our parade floats.  If you would like to help out doing this important job then please contact Lion Bo Enss at 705-432-3241  or email

Want to be a clown?

We're always looking for some volunteers to help us hand out balloons and candy to people along the parade route.  We will provide the makeup and costumes.... you provide the Christmas spirit.  This is a great opportunity for high school students looking for community service hours.

For information and to volunteer contact Lion Bo Enss at 705-432-3241 or email us at