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Montreal Santa Claus Parade - Défilé du Père Noel

The 2013 Montreal Santa Claus Parade

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An annual tradition since 1925 minus a few skipped years, the Montreal Santa Claus Parade, better known as the Défilé du Père Noël, typically features thousands of delighted kids waiting to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus, with roughly 20 floats proceeding along downtown artery and top shopping destination, Ste. Catherine Street, from Fort to St. Urbain.

Below are photo highlights of previous Montreal Santa Claus parades. Simply click on a picture to enter the gallery.

To find out when and where the next Montreal Santa Parade is held, click here.

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Elf on stilts at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere NoelElf on StiltsA very excited young woman at the Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel in 2008.Very Excited Young WomanVery excited young woman with snowmen at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Very Excited Young Woman With Snow PeopleSnow person greets children at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Snow Person Greets Children
Ukrainian dancers dancing at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Ukrainian Dancers DancingHoliday hockey goat at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Holiday Hockey GoatGingerbread house on wheels at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Gingerbread House on WheelsGingerbread house on wheels up close at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Gingerbread House on Wheels Up Close
Dancing dolls at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Dancing DollsCrowd is delighted by the dancing dolls at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade.Crowd Is Delighted by the Dancing DollsI'm delighted by the dancing dolls at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.I'm Delighted by the Dancing DollsBonhomme Carnaval and entourage at the 2008 Montreal Santa Claus Parade / Defile du Pere Noel.Bonhomme Carnaval and Entourage
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