Oakville Santa Claus Parade Supports Attentive Driving Habits
Ministry of Transportation and
CAA support evidence that distracting
driving is on the rise. The Oakville Santa Claus Parade kindly requests
that if you are driving a motorized vehicle in the parade, that you turn off
your device for the duration of the parade. With walkers, vehicles,
animals, and parade viewers, sharing the Lakeshore/Kerr parade route, it
is critical drivers remain focused at all times. Thank you.
Temporary Road Closures
Streets affected will include Lakeshore Road, Kerr
Street, Stewart Street, Felan Avenue, Rebecca Street and Robinson Street.
Detailed parade related road closures are as as follows:
- From 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Lakeshore Road from Allan Street to Kerr Street
- Kerr Street from Lakeshore Road to Stewart Street
- Stewart Street from Kerr Street to Maurice Drive
- Felan Avenue from Stewart Street to Rebecca Street
- Rebecca Street from Dorval Drive to Forsythe Street
- Robinson Street from Navy Street to Allan Street
Additional road closures on adjacent streets will also take place.
The co-operation of all motorists is requested. For further details,
please contact, Bob DeHoog, Road Corridor/Permit Coordinator at 905 845-6601
Vendor Information and Policies
food vendors intending to operate a refreshment vehicle at the parade must
obtain a class “C” Refreshment Vehicle License. The application cost will be
$129.00 per event per vehicle and must be registered with the Town prior to November 15, 2014.
- All vendors must carry a minimum $2,000,000.00 (two
million dollars) insurance against personal and public liability and property
- All vendors
must have a letter from the Medical Officer of Health stating that the vehicle
has been inspected and including the license number and serial number of the
- All vendors
must also purchase a permit to occupy the road allowance. This permit can be
obtained by contacting the Road Corridor Permit Coordinator.
- Police and
By-law officers will be on site at the parade. Any vendor who does not have
the appropriate license and/or documentation may be subject to a summons and
will be asked to leave the premises.
In addition to the above, by-law (number 2009-072) states
- No person shall, unless otherwise authorized by by-law or a permit
issued by the Town in accordance with the Use of Municipal Right of Ways and
Municipal Parking Lots Policy as may be amended or replaced:
j. display or exhibit merchandize or articles of any nature
kind within a municipal right of way;
k. solicit or sell any real or personal property or
merchandise with a municipal right of way;
- Every person who contravenes any of the provision of this by-law is
guilty of an offence and on conviction liable to a maximum penalty of
$25,000 for a first offence and $50,000 for any subsequent offence.
- Where a corporation is convicted of an offence under this by-law, the
maximum penalty is $50,000 for a first offence and $100,000 for any
For further information, please contact:
Bob DeHoog, Road
Corridor Permit Coordinator
(905) 845-6601 ext.
bdehoog [at] oakville