Wareham Christmas Parade & Arrival of Santa DECEMBER 2023

🗓️ Sunday 10th December 2023

Bring your family to watch or take part in Wareham’s annual Christmas Parade.

The town tradition, which has been going strong for over 60 years, is a festive community event that is free to attend.

Children can also meet Father Christmas in his Santa’s Grotto and there will be refreshments available in Wareham Town Hall.

  • Parade meeting point – North Street, by the King’s Arms pub
  • Meet time – 3pm – 3.30pm
  • Parade start – Circa 4.45pm

To enter the parade

Everyone is welcome to join the Christmas Parade – and organisers want as many local schools, clubs, organisations and businesses to take part to make it even bigger and better than ever.

It’s free to enter – simply register online before the day.

Visit the Christmas in Wareham website for a parade entry form, route and full information: christmasinwareham.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Parade-Invitation-2023.pdf

Charity donations

The event is collecting donations on the day to ensure that no child wakes up on Christmas Day without a present.

Items should be in new or good condition and brought to the town hall.

Donations can include:

  • Cuddly toys, teddies or knitted dolls
  • Toys such as Lego, balls or skipping ropes
  • Cosy outdoor clothes likes hats and gloves
  • Arts & crafts materials or colouring books & pencils
  • Edible, wrapped treats like chocolate and sweets
  • Toiletries such toothbrush, toothpaste, flannels and soap
  • Gift bags and boxes

Volunteer & spread the Christmas cheer

If you can help volunteer on the day the Christmas in Wareham team are looking for:

  • Road marshals
  • Parade walkers
  • Help with refreshments in the town hall
  • Generally spreading Christmas cheer!

To take part, email: Sixmaschair@gmail.com