Kitchener-Waterloo To Have ‘Reverse’ Santa Claus Parades In November

It looks like Kitchener and Waterloo will be getting their Santa Claus parades after all… sort of.

The Lions Club of Kitchener announced Monday that it will hold two “reverse” Santa Claus Parades this year. One in Kitchener, and one in Waterloo.

With a reverse Santa Claus Parade, the floats remain stationary while spectators drive past them. This will help to ensure physical distancing as everyone passing by will be within their own vehicle.

These Reverse parades will be held from 10 am until noon on November 14th in Kitchener and November 21st in Waterloo.

Kitchener
Saturday November 14th, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, North Parking Lot. Please enter at the Ottawa St. entrance and onsite volunteers will guide you.

Waterloo
Saturday November 21st, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grey Silo Golf Course, parking lor adjacent to RIM park. Please enter off University Ave. at RIM Park and onsite volunteers will guide you.

They also do suggest you bring your donations! At each parade, the Knights of Columbus, with assistance from the Waterloo Fire Department, will be collecting toys for the Christmas Toy Drive and food for the Waterloo Region Food Bank.

Canada Post will be available at both parades to accept letter to Santa. Letters can be dropped off in containers staffed by Canada Post employees.

Source: lionsclubofkitchener.com

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