Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. rain or shine
Parade Theme:  A Canadian Christmas

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The Oakville Santa Claus Parade is coordinated in association with the
Town of Oakville

 


   Winner of the Gold Award for "Best Local Event" in the Oakville Beaver's 2006 Readers' Selection Award

Oakville Santa Claus Parade Supports Attentive Driving Habits

The 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 ext. 3337.

Vendor Information and Policies

  1. All 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.
  2. All vendors must carry a minimum $2,000,000.00 (two million dollars) insurance against personal and public liability and property damage.
  3. 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 vehicle inspected.
  4. All vendors must also purchase a permit to occupy the road allowance. This permit can be obtained by contacting the Road Corridor Permit Coordinator.
  5. 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 the following:

  1. 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;

  1. 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.
  2. 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 subsequent offence.

For further information, please contact:

Bob DeHoog, Road Corridor Permit Coordinator

(905) 845-6601 ext. 3337

bdehoog [at] oakville dot ca

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