Minor traffic disruptions expected during Santa Toy Parade


Along with toys and goodies, Santa Claus may be delivering minor traffic disruptions on Saturday, November 22, starting at 11 a.m. during the 2014 Help Santa Toy Parade.

The City of Ottawa is advising motorists to expect delays due to road closures to accommodate the parade starting at 11 a.m. and lasting until about 1:30 p.m.


The following roads will be closed:


  • Eastbound lanes on Wellington Street from Old Wellington Street and Bank Street
  • Bank Street from Wellington Street to Laurier Avenue
  • Laurier Avenue from Bank Street to Ottawa City Hall


Roads will reopen as the parade passes.


The parade will start at the National Archives on Wellington Street, travel east on Wellington Street, turn right on Bank Street, then left on Laurier Avenue ending at Ottawa City Hall.


For more information about the parade and a map of the route, click here.

OttawaStart Staff



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