Christchurch Children’s Christmas Parade Trust

The Parade

For over 70 years the Christchurch Santa Parade has brought joy to the children of Christchurch and its environs. It has a history filled of fun, excitement and fantasy. This year will be no exception.

What To Expect

Celebrities, spectacular floats, fantasy, popular characters, clowns, animals, marching girls, thrills, music, music, music and of course SANTA will feature in the Parade.

It has something for everyone!

Where & When!

The parade will start at 2pm sharp from the corner of Wharenui & Riccarton Roads and ends approximately 3.15pm at the corner of Mandeville Street and Riccarton Road.

The route is 1.9 kilometres long. If the parade is postponed it will be held the following Sunday December 10.

A decision to postpone will not be made before NOON. Listen to THE BREEZE 94.5FM or 92MOREFM.

Parking & Bus Services

PARKING – Parking available in the Kirkwood Intermediate School grounds entrance off Kirkwood Ave., $5 per car.

BUS SERVICES – All buses will use Riccarton Rd until 1pm. From 1pm – 4pm all bus services will detour off Riccarton to Blenhiem Rod between Deans Ave & Middleton Rd., Contact Metroinfo for more information 366 8855.