Getting to Santa's Parade of Lights
Street closures and delays
Santa's Parade of Lights takes place Saturday, November 19, 2016. The parade route will result in some road closures before and during the parade as well as slow moving traffic during the event. Details and map will be posted shortly.
The staging area on Jasper Avenue, westbound lanes, between 97 -100 Street, will be closed from 2-8 p.m. Two way traffic will be maintained on the Jasper Avenue eastbound lanes.
The parade route will cause road closures and bus detours on the following roads downtown from 4:30-6 p.m.
● Jasper Ave, westbound lanes, 100-101 Street
● 101 Street, full closure, Jasper Avenue to 103A Avenue
● 103A Avenue, eastbound lanes, 99 to 101 Street
● 99 Street, full closure, 103A Avenue to Jasper Avenue
Expect slow moving traffic between 6-8 p.m. as the parade disperses on:
● 102 Avenue, 97 to 99 Street
● 97 Street, Jasper Avenue -102 Avenue
Where to park downtown
If you plan to drive to the parade, there are parking options in surface lots and underground parkades near the route. Visit the Downtown Business Association for locations.
Parking along the parade route will be closed starting on Saturday at 5 a.m. Parkades and lots in the downtown core are available at regular rates. Access in and out of parkades on the route will be limited from 4:30-6 p.m.
Taking public transit to the parade
Edmonton Transit System has multiple ways to get you to the parade route. For a list of transit routes and schedules use the handy ETS Trip Planner.