Road closures for 2023 Windsor Santa Claus Parade
The Windsor Santa Claus Parade takes place Saturday night bringing with it road closures.
This year marks the return of the parade to downtown. For the last few years, the parade has been held on Wyandotte Street East in the Walkerville and the Wyandotte Town Centre areas.
Windsor police have released a number of closures that will be in place starting Saturday afternoon.
2023 Windsor Santa Claus Parade road closures (Photo courtesy of WPS)
Ouellette Ave. between Erie St. and Wyandotte St. will be closed from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. for parade staging.
For the parade itself:
-Ouellette Ave. between Erie St. and Riverside Dr.
-Riverside Dr. between Ouellette Ave. and Caron Ave.
-Caron Ave. between Riverside Dr. and University Ave.
will be closed from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
There will be no east-west traffic allowed through the entire parade route (including the major arteries of Riverside, University and Wyandotte) at this time.
Motorists wishing to travel east or west should divert to the south, around the route.
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