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The annual Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, December 3 and runs through the centre of town along Beacon Avenue.

Lighted Sail Past to follow.
Boats will be tied up at Port Sidney Main dock and will be lit at dusk on Sunday, December 3.
If weather becomes dangerous boats will stay at Port Sidney tied up but will be available for viewing.

The Sidney Sparkles Santa Claus Parade starts at 5 p.m. and will last about an hour. The route starts along Resthaven Drive and turns onto Beacon Avenue. It runs the length of Beacon, turning right onto Second Street and ending at Ocean Avenue.

Once the parade completes its route, people are encouraged to move to Beacon and Bevan wharves and the Sidney waterfront around Beacon Park. From there, they will be able to witness the Lighted Boat Parade, which starts at least 15 minutes after the Santa Claus parade.