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Châteauguay, A Christmas Story 2018

Saturday, 8 December, 2018 - 17:00
Fée des étoiles and Santa Claus

Come celebrate the arrival of Santa!

ILLUMINATED GRAND PARADE

6 p.m. – Departure from Saint-Joachim Church (1 boul. D’Youville) towards the library (25, boul. Maple)

Between 7:30 and 7:45 p.m. – Arrival in front of the library

8 p.m. - Fireworks (a ROYAL PYROTECHNIE production)

The magic of Christmas enters Châteauguay! For the 3rd consecutive year of the parade, Santa Claus and his helpers promise colourful festivities with illuminated floats, circus performers, marching bands, musicians, mascots and characters in costume, as well as several dance schools and organizations in the region. 

The fireworks site is the library parking lot. Celebrations will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m.! The public is invited to bring musical instruments (bells, drums, flutes and rattles), as well as flashlights and other lights to illuminate the route! 

FESTIVITIES

Outdoor show at the library from 5 to 10 p.m.

  • Singing group, DJ, winter aerobics and characters in costume
  • Hot drinks and treats sold on site ($)
  • Local merchants will be selling their best products!

STREET CLOSURES

  • Boul. D’Youville (between Auguste and Principale streets)       4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Rue Principale and Arthur-Laberge Bridge (between Primeau and D’Anjou boulevards)  5:30 to 7:15 p.m.
  • Boul. D’Anjou (between rue Principale and boul. Maple)       5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Boul. Maple (between boul. D’Anjou and rue Mercier)       5:30 to 10 p.m.

No parking at St-Joachim Church, Marguerite-Bourgeois School and City Hall during closing hours. 

Closure of the Arthur-Laberge Bridge from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Detour is possible by rue Principale and Primeau, René-Lévesque and Saint-Joseph boulevards.

After the reopening of the bridge, to bypass the closure of boul. D’Anjou, a detour will be put in place that will take boul. Salaberry Sud, avenue de la Verdure, rue Prince and boul. Saint-Joseph. Another detour will be set up for Salaberry Nord, Saint-Francis and Saint-Jean-Baptiste boulevards.

EXO: For bus routes and stops that will be changed during the parade, visit exo.quebec/en or call 450 698-3030.

Become a volunteer for safety!

To ensure a successful and safe event for all, we are looking for safety volunteers. Volunteers are required on Saturday, December 8 from 4 to 9 p.m. Food, beverages and a winter hat are provided.

Tasks assumed by volunteers in security:

- Set up barriers / cones to close and reopen intersections.

- Lead and help vehicles to take the detours planned.

- Ensure the security and smooth running of the event.

- Communicate any problem to the event planners / police officers.

Interested persons are invited to call 450 698-3129 or send an email to francis.pepin@ville.chateauguay.qc.ca

Last update: 2018-11-08 16:25

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