Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 10:48 AM

Road Closures/Parking Restrictions - Downtown Christmas Parade

Downtown Area - Various Locations
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

The 2018 Annual Downtown Christmas Parade, organized by Downtown St. John's is scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 25th at 12:00 Noon.

To accomodate the parade the following parking restrictions and tow away zones will be in effect beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 25th until 3:00 p.m.

Factory Lane - both sides
Plymouth Road - both sides
Duckworth Street - both sides Cavendish Square to Prescott Street
Prescott Street - both sides Gower Street to Water Street
Water Street - both sides Prescott Street to Springdale Street
Circular Road - north side Monkstown Road to King's Bridge Road/Empire Avenue
Bannerman Road - west side

Duckworth Street - Temperance Street to Prescott Street - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Duckworth Street - Church Hill to Prescott Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Water Street - Prescott Street to Waldegrave Street/Harbour Drive - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Water Street - Waldegrave Street/Harbour Drive to Hamilton Avenue - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Empire Avenue - Forest Road to Quidi Vidi Road - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Factory Lane - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Forest Road - King's Bridge Road to Empire Avenue - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cavendish Square/Ordnance Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Prescott Street - Gower Street to Water Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Queen Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
George Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Waldegrave Street - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Springdale Street - Water Street to New Gower Street - 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
George Street West - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Road Closures may come into effect earlier if necessary.

Residents attending the parade are encouraged to take advantage of the Santa Shuttle provided by Metrobus FREE of charge, starting at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 25th, from two locations:
- From Confederation Building parking lot, Prince Philip Drive, drop off at Bannerman Road
- From the NL Housing Building, 2 Canada Drive, drop off at Mile One Centre
Return shuttles will begin operating immediately folllowing the parade

GoBus users can book their ride by calling 368-8887, TTY 368-1620, by email: or text 765-5847.  GoBus drop off and pick up location is on George Street.  The accessible viewing area will be located at 354 Water Street in front of Canada Post and the designated parking area is located on George Street.

The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience.  For more details or to report an issue, contact Access St. John's by calling 311 or 754-CITY, via the app 311 St. John's, or the online web submission.