Modified Windsor Santa Claus Parade moving forward

Santa Claus Parade (BlackburnNews.com photo by Dave Dentinger)

With the help of the City of Windsor and St. Clair College, the Windsor Parade Corporation is hosting a stationary Santa Claus Parade in the city.

The parade floats will be set up throughout the St. Clair College property and people will be able to drive-by the displays.

“The parade stands still and people drive by,” said Maggie Durocher with the Windsor Parade Corporation. “That way they get to view the inflatables, the entertainment, the floats, all while sitting within the confines of their vehicle. Staying safe and socially distancing. It’s not perfect, but it’s a parade and Santa is at the end of it.”

City of Windsor councillors voted to sponsor the event for $20,000 at Monday’s council meeting. The money comes from the holiday light budget.

The parade will be Saturday, December 5 2020 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Similar stationary parades are being hosted in Kingsville on November 21 and Amherstburg on November 28.