Santa’s Parade of Lights
November 28, 2021 (Morenz Drive to City Hall)
Take part in one of Southern Ontario’s best Santa Claus parades. This parade will take place in the evening, and floats are to be to illuminated and decorated as best as possible.
On November 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., citizens are welcome to attend Santa’s Parade of Lights in Stratford.
This year’s parade is scheduled kick off at 5:00 p.m. from the William Allman Memorial Arena, travelling up Morenz Drive/Nile Street to Ontario Street, then along Downie Street on the way to City Hall. Fifty floats are expected to participate, and Santa Claus will be in the final one, expected to arrive at City Hall at 6:15 p.m.
This event is coordinated by the City of Stratford and the KIN service club and is presented consistent with current public health guidelines and in consultation with Huron Perth Public Health.
What It Is..
Kin Canada, Canada’s largest all-Canadian service organization, made up of Canadian men and women gathered together in clubs for the purposes of bettering their communities by performing ‘hands-on’ service work, raising funds for important community projects and having fun.
More than 7,600 members belong to 570 Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs from coast to coast. Kinsmen clubs are made up of Kinsmen while Kinette clubs are made up of Kinettes. Kin clubs have a mixed membership of Kinsmen and Kinettes. Our association was founded on Feb 20, 1920 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and there are no clubs outside of Canada. There are a number of Kin Kids clubs for children in various areas of the country.
Chartered in 1945, the Kinsmen Club of Stratford is one of the most recognized service clubs in the city and at one time had over 75 active members. Current membership is at 14 members. Major fund-raising and service projects include Arena Booth, Canada Day parade and fireworks, Stratford Blues and Ribfest and Camp Tanner.