Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Entries now being accepted for Winterfest Santa Claus Parade

It's a relatively new addition to the Wintefest schedule, but one that Winterfest organizers are hoping to see become a permanent fixture of the festivities that launch Prince Rupert's holiday season and as they make their plans for the 20th Anniversary of Winterfest, plans are underway for the Santa Claus Parade.

The event is set for Saturday morning, December 5th starting at 11 AM from Northern Savings Credit Union and travelling down Third Avenue to Fraser Street.

If you, your group or organization would like to be involved in this years event Winterfest planners are taking applications until Wednesday, December 2nd. Whether it's a float or decorated vehicle, marching unit, choir, mascot or unique idea, the Prince Rupert Special Events Society the parade organizers want to hear from you.

You can learn more about what they are looking for as well as learn more about Winterfest weekend Special Events website.
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An entry form for the 2015 Santa Claus Parade is available here.

Winterfest 2015 features a number of popular events including, the Lighting up of the Trees at the Court House and Carolling at the Court House on Friday evening December 4th.

Other events include Breakfast with Santa, the Santa Claus Parade, a Free Swim and Skate and Christmas Craft Fair during Saturday's daylight hours.

On Saturday evening the highly anticipated Christmas Carol Sail past takes place, celebrating its 34th Anniversary this year.  The evening also features the Bonfire and Christmas fireworks from the Waterfront with Free Treats and Beverages available for all participants.

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