With the Santa Claus Parade this weekend, the City of Winnipeg reminds residents to alter their travel plans downtown.
This Saturday, November 16, starting at 2:30 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m., numerous road closures will be in place in the downtown to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade.
The City of Winnipeg advises parade-goers to expect delays, plan ahead, and allow additional travel time to get to and from their destinations.
Winnipeg Transit will also be re-routing buses operating in the vicinity of the Santa Claus Parade. The re-routes will be in effect from approximately 2:30 p.m. until 11 p.m.
- Portage Avenue will be closed from Sherbrook Street to Main Street
- Portage Avenue East will be closed from Main Street to Westbrook Street
- Hargrave Street, Colony Street, Vaughn Street, Kennedy Street, Edmonton Street, Garry Street, Fort Street, Carlton Street, Donald Street, and Smith Street will be closed at Portage Avenue
- Main Street southbound will be closed between Bannatyne Avenue and Graham Avenue
- Main Street northbound will be closed between St. Mary Avenue and Portage Avenue
- Pioneer Avenue westbound will be closed between Main Street and Westbrook Street
- Westbrook Street southbound will be closed between Portage Avenue East and William Stephenson Way
- William Stevenson Way eastbound will be closed between Main Street and Waterfront Drive