History of the Parade

The Oakville Santa Claus Parade has been delighting audiences for 70 years. Each year provides members of the Oakville community with the opportunity to come together and participate in the parade or watch the parade, bringing joy to young and young at heart.

2017 Best of the Parade

Theme: A Canadian Christmas Through the Decades

Winner of Best of the Parade

Winner of Best of the Parade

Live to Dance Academy & Oakville Academy for the Arts

Winner - Best of the Parade

Best Commercial

Winner - Best Commercial

Winner - Best Commercial

Live to Dance Academy & Oakville Academy for the Arts

Winner - Best Commercial

Runner up - Best Commercial

Runner up - Best Commercial

Gingerman Social Eatery

Runner Up - Best Commercial

Honourable Mention - Best Commercial

Honourable Mention - Best Commercial

Blue Pencil

Honourable Mention - Best Commercial

Best Community

Winner - Best Community

Winner - Best Community

Oakville Gymnastics Club

Winner - Best Community

Runner Up - Best Community

Runner Up - Best Community

Oakville Soccer Club

Runner Up - Best Community

Honourable Mention - Best Community

Honourable Mention - Best Community

Lion's and Leo's Club of Oakville

Honourable Mention - Best Community

Best School

Winner - Best School

Winner - Best School

White Oaks Secondary School

Winner - Best School

Runner Up - Best School

Runner Up - Best School

St. Thomas Aquinas

Runner Up - Best School

Honourable Mention - Best School

Honourable Mention - Best School

Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

Honourable Mention - Best School

Best Walking Group

Winner - Best Walking Group

Winner - Best Walking Group

Christina's Dance Arts

Winner - Best Walking Group

Runner Up - Best Walking Group

Runner Up - Best Walking Group

Cheerforce

Runner Up - Best Walking Group

Honourable Mention - Best Walking Group

Honourable Mention - Best Walking Group

Artistic Dance Scene Jr. & Sr.

Honourable Mention - Best Walking Group

Best Mascot

Winner - Best Mascot

Winner - Best Mascot

Knight in Armour

Winner - Best Mascot

Runner Up - Best Mascot

Runner Up - Best Mascot

Snowman

Runner Up (tie) - Best Mascot

Honourable Mention - Best Mascot

Honourable Mention - Best Mascot

Toy Soldier

Honourable Mention (tie) - Best Mascot

People's Choice Best Float

Winner - People's Choice Best Float

Winner - People's Choice Best Float

Oakville Academy for the Arts

Winner - People's Choice Best Float

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Float

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Float

Live to Dance Academy

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Float

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Float

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Float

Artistic Dance Scene

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Float

People's Choice Best Band

Winner - People's Choice Best Band

Winner - People's Choice Best Band

Halton Regional Police Services Pipes & Drums

Winner - People's Choice Best Band

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Band

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Band

White Oaks Secondary School Brass Band

Runner Up - People's Choice Best Band

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Band

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Band

Top Hat Marching Band

Honourable Mention - People's Choice Best Band

Parade Themes Throughout the Years

Oakville Santa Claus Parade Themes since 1996

Celebrating 70 years

2018

A Canadian Christmas Through the Decades

2017

A Magical, Musical Christmas

2016

Christmas in Motion

2015

A Canadian Christmas

2014

Celebrating 65 Years

2013

Once Upon a Christmas

2012

All I Want for Christmas

2011

Christmas at the Movies

2010

Rock and Roll Christmas

2009

A Child's Magical Christmas

2008

Christmas Through the Decades

2007

Favourite Christmas Stories

2006

Christmas Traditions

2005

Christmas Around the World

2004

The Gift of Giving

2003

Favourite Christmas Carols

2002

What Christmas Means to Me

2001

Toyland on Parade

2000

Millennium 2000...Past, Present and Future

1999

Musical Memories of Christmas

1998

Christmas Fantasyland

1997

Christmas at Home

1996