Road Closures and Parking Restrictions - Downtown Christmas Parade

Downtown (Various Locations)
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

The 2022 Downtown Christmas Parade, organized by Downtown St. John's, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 27 beginning at noon.
Attendees are encouraged to take the FREE Metrobus Santa Shuttle, starting 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, with return shuttles operating immediately following the parade (masks are required): 

  • Confederation Building parking lot, Prince Philip Drive, to/from Bannerman Road
  • NL Housing Building, 2 Canada Drive, to/from Mary Brown’s Centre 

Accessible Transit
GoBus drop off and pick up location is on George Street West next to Jungle Jim’s. GoBus users must reserve their ride. GoBus users can book a ride by calling 368-8887, TTY 368-1620, email or text 765-5847. 

Accessible Parking
Accessible parking permit holders can avail of parking located along George Street West, accessed via queen Street.  There will also be accessible parking along New Gower Street.
Accessible Viewing Area
An accessible viewing area is located at 354 Water Street on a first come, first served basis.
Road Closures & No Parking
Road closures, parking restrictions and tow away/impounding will be in effect Sunday, November 27 from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Vehicles parked in the following areas will be towed beginning 8 a.m. Sunday, November 27, 2022:
NO PARKING - TOW AWAY: Sunday, November 27  8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Factory Lane - both sides
Plymouth Road - both sides
Duckworth Street - both sides Cavendish Square to Prescott Street
Prescott Street - both sides Gower Street to Water Street
Water Street - both sides Prescott Street to Springdale Street
Circular Road - north side Monkstown Road to King's Bridge Road/Empire Avenue
Bannerman Road - west side
Road Closures may come into effect earlier if necessary.
Duckworth Street - Temperance Street to Prescott Street - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Duckworth Street - Church Hill to Prescott Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Water Street - Prescott Street to Waldegrave Street/Harbour Drive - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Water Street - Waldegrave Street/Harbour Drive to Hamilton Avenue - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Empire Avenue - Forest Road to Quidi Vidi Road - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Factory Lane - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Forest Road - King's Bridge Road to Empire Avenue - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cavendish Square/Ordnance Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prescott Street - Gower Street to Water Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Queen Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
George Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Waldegrave Street - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Springdale Street - Water Street to New Gower Street - 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
George Street West - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Contact Access St. John's by calling 311 or 754-CITY (2489), via the app 311 St. John’s, by email