Kinsmen Club of Dresden
Box 253 Dresden, ON N0P 1M0 (519)683-6161
2022 Kinsmen Club of Dresden
About The Santa Claus Parade
The Dresden Kinsmen Club
is pleased to announce its annual Dresden night light Santa Claus
parade. This year's parade will be held on Saturday evening December 10, 2022, at 6 pm.
Marshalling and judging will be at Dresden area central School and begin at 5 pm. this year
the theme is “Memories of Christmas Past” harkening back to all generations to celebrate their fondest memories from their past Christmas’
We invite you and your organization to enter a float or special entry into the parade. Perhaps
you have a friend or acquaintance who would also like to enter. Float entries are the foundation of our community parade and help to demonstrate community pride and involvement. The people who watch and enjoy this parade, more than appreciate your participation.
When you enter a float, please make sure it is decorated and if possible, follows the theme. “Memories of Christmas Past”
As in prior years, there will be prizes awarded as follows:
1) Best Commercial Float
2) Best Non-Commercial Float
3) Best use of lights
4) Spirit Award to the float for best use of the parade theme
The parade will start at Dresden area Central school and end at the Tiffin Memorial pavilion on
St John St in the park. Following the parade, Santa Claus will be greeting children in the pavilion for
photos. The traditional Kinsmen candy bags will
also be dispersed at this time and location.
To avoid confusion for the little ones, we please ask that you DO NOT include Santa in your
float. Santa will be on the kinsmen float at the end of the parade.
you are unable to enter a float perhaps you could donate to the Santa Parade fund. These donations are used to offset the cost of the parade, primarily the candy handed out to the children, which in past years has amounted to over 1000