Bathurst's Santa Claus Parade goes Friday, new route

There's a new route for Bathurst's annual Santa Claus Parade.

This year the parade will kick off at BHS, travel down King Ave. before turning left onto Main Street.

The tree-lighting will take place immediately following the parade at the Promenade Waterfront.

Motorists are asked not to park on Main Street after 5pm.

Meanwhile, Max 104.9 and Bayside Chrysler Dodge will be accepting toy donations for the Chaleur Regional Hospital and Bathurst Volunteer Centre.

Parade kicks off at 6:30pm.