Join Us

Every year the Port Hope community is encouraged to channel their Christmas spirit into creating original parade entries. The enthusiastic parade participants create the magic that entertains the thousands of spectators who join us in Port Hope to watch the annual event.

If you are interested in becoming a parade participant, please fill out this registration form, as you need to register in advance and review safety guidelines. Confirmation will be provided to you through email.

Parade Organzier contact is Jeannie Maidens: email or phone (office 905-885-7908 x 3425, cell 905-375-7855)

Be In the Parade

Please provide a description of your entry for use by parade commentators. Please include your business, group or organization purpose, as well as any fun facts about your parade design. If none provided, only the entry name will be used.
Please indicate in the description above what type of animals your entry will include. Please review Rules and Regulations for handler responsibilities.
Height cannot exceed 12 feet.
Please include total number, to include drivers, walkers and those riding on floats.
I (Float Captain or Designate) have read, understood and agree to abide by the parade policies and regulations. I acknowledge that I am responsible for ensuring that all participants from my entry are aware of these policies and regulations and that they also abide by them at all times. By submitting this application, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Port Hope Santa Claus Parade Committee, The Port Hope DBIA, Town of Port Hope and any and all parties, related and affiliated corporations and their officers, directors, volunteers, and employees from and against any claim or claims made as a result, including but not limited to the costs of defending any claim(s) that may arise and any and all demands, suits, losses, costs, damages, legal fees, fines, penalties and expenses that they may sustain or incur arising out of any damage to property, and any injury or death to any person or persons while participating.
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