Santa’s return means road closures for Oakville parade

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Published November 17, 2022 at 10:27 am

There will be several road closures in effect from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Oakville Santa Claus Parade on Saturday. PEXELS PHOTO

The Oakville Santa Claus Parade arrives this Saturday morning (Nov. 19) and all that holiday cheer means road closures.

The popular event returns after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is set to begin at 9 a.m.

Local residents should be aware of several road closures that will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the parade.

The roads that will be closed are:

  • Deane Avenue from Maurice Drive to Kerr Street
  • Felan Avenue from Stewart Street to Rebecca Street
  • Kerr Street from Lakeshore Road to Stewart Street
  • Lakeshore Road from Allan Street to Brant Street
  • Rebecca Street from Dorval Drive to Forsythe Street
  • Robinson Street from Navy Street to Allan Street
  • Stewart Street from Kerr Street to Maurice Drive
  • Local access through this area will not be maintained.

The following roadways will be designated as the primary detour route during the closure period:

  • Chartwell Road; Allan Street; Cornwall Road/Speers Road; Dorval Drive; Fourth Line.

The Town of Oakville says parking restrictions will be enforced starting at 6 a.m. Any vehicles found within the road closure after this time may receive a ticket and/or be towed.

 

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