Posted by: Leah | November 17, 2008

The Santa Claus Parade

It was a cold and windy day. There were snow flakes and wet snow. Thousands of people gathered and lined-up along the streets of Toronto and waited anxiously for Santa’s arrival. And yeah, despite the weather and the long wait….everyone was cheery and happy , feeling the spirit of Christmas in the air.

There were decorated and colourful floats upon floats.






There were fancy characters.


There were marching bands.


There were clowns.


And then there was Santa

Santa Claus Parade 2008 021, originally uploaded by pomdla.

Hey, I even had the chance to meet again with Angelo. Check out his blog, he even has photos of me there. Thanks Angelo. It was nice to see you again.

All in all it was a fun day.



  1. Yahoo! Love the pics Leah, I think I missed Mother Goose. That was a fun parade, I’m really glad I found you guys in that crowd. It was great to see and your family again. Merry Christmas!

  2. wow leah, that was some parade! 😉 we never have anything like that here ;-(

  3. What a great parade! I really liked Mr Potato Head. I think France is not a parade-y country at all 🙂 And it’s already Christmas!!!

  4. In the 6 years that we lived in Toronto, we NEVER watched the parade… something always comes up on the day of the parade. 😦

  5. I love that parade, it’s so fascinating to see Santa Claus…I’d love to see that too.

  6. Great pics! Thanks for sharing 🙂 I love the polar bears and the huskies ^_^

  7. ” Oh Grandma, what big eyes you have!”

    I like those gigantic floats! The pics reminded me of a Disney Parade , ang saya-saya!

    It’s nice to know you had a great time, and you were able to ‘bump’ into Angelo again.
    The pic he took of you and Samantha is so nice.

  8. it will be my turn to watch the parade on thanksgiving day next week.

    once again, nice shots. 🙂

  9. Thank you very much for sharing these. Love the photos 🙂

  10. great pics and sure enough, it didn’t rain ! 😆

  11. This event looks interesting. Sarap siguro mag picture-picture dito, no?

  12. cool parade, leah.
    especially liked the bears, hahaha.
    must be because i resemble one.
    keep ’em coming!

  13. louna enjoyed the pictures, esp the last one. she’s impatient to meet santa in person.. i think we’ll pass by paris disneyland after xmas.

  14. wow! i am only half an hour from Toronto, but cant go…but your pictures were able to transport me and see it vicariously.

    Thanks Leah! A

  15. Great photos Leah. Thanks for sharing these wonderful highlights of the parade. I showed it to Yohan and he enjoyed looking at the photos too.

  16. ang ganda!!!!

    Kala ko nasa Paris Disneyland kayo.

  17. Ang galing naman! Why isn’t a Red Riding Hood with the big bad wolf? 🙂 Nice that the crowd isn’t as big if the parade were here. 🙂

  18. Hi Leah! I’m back from New York, I made it to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thanks for inspiring me to go to another parade hehe. I only got a few pics though, coz I was late, plus there were so many people. The balloons were awesome, I wish we could get balloons for our parade. How are things? Hope everything is great.

  19. Hi Leah, back with jet lag 😦 ! Definitely Fabulous….It’s nice to know that Canada organizes this kind of event, it’s great for the kids even for the big KIDS like us. Hope we France will have something like this !

  20. Beautiful photos of Santa Claus Parade.I hope I can visit the streets of Toronto for this Christmas celebration.

  21. How delightful!! I especially like the very first one. Is that the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood? 🙂

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