Welcome to the 2015 Christchurch Santa Parade! Sunday December 6th.

A quarter of the region will line Riccarton Road, Christchurch on Sunday December 6, to watch the 2015 Christchurch Santa Parade presented by the Christchurch Children’s Christmas Parade Trust.

For over 68 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.

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!

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 13.

A decision to postpone will not be made before NOON. Listen to MORE FM 92.1

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.