Thank you from Mr. and Mrs. Claus


Christmas in Tecumseh November 18th

Santa Claus Parade

The Santa Parade, one of the highlights of the evening, has featured over 30 entries consisting of festive floats, bands, decorative vehicles, dance troupes, and community groups. Organized by the Town of Tecumseh with the help of numerous community groups, Christmas in Tecumseh is a collection of neighbours and businesses celebrating the Christmas season. This event is a prime example of our community coming together to enhance the quality of life in our residents and creating a lifetime of memories for families and friends.


Are you interested in participating in our Santa Claus Parade? Please complete the application form below that best applies to your specific group:

Parade Map Route

 Please note there will be no street parking along the parade route as of 4:00 P.M. on Friday November 18th. Street parking will resume Saturday November 19th. 


For more information or inquiries regarding the parade, please contact us by e-mail.


Christmas in Tecumseh Programming 

Christmas in Tecumseh is an exciting event geared towards bringing families and the community at large together to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. This event provides free family-friendly entertainment throughout the evening at the Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex and Town Centre Park from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. You will not want to miss the free activities that are planned throughout the night! 


Meet & Greets with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex - Centre Ice Room
Sponsored: Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach

Ho Ho Ho! The Clauses are coming to the Town of Tecumseh. Parents and guardians have your cameras ready to capture the magic.


Musical Tractor Hayrides
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex Parking Lot
Sponsored by: TBA

Join us on our holiday hayride and take part in a Christmas sing-a-long with acoustic duo The Myskow Brothers.  


Outdoor Movie
Location: Tecumseh Town Centre Park
Sponsored by: Pathway to Potential

Come prepared with your lawn chairs and blankets and snuggle up for the holiday classic, Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas (1999).


Complimentary Refreshments 
Location: Tecumseh Town Centre Pavilion 
Sponsored by: Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach, Tim Hortons, Food Basics, Culligan Water, and Zehrs 

Free hotdogs, chips, hot chocolate, & coffee (while supplies last) served by the Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach.


Fire Department Open House
Location: Tecumseh Fire Hall 1
Brought to you by: The Town of Tecumseh

Come tour Tecumseh Fire Hall 1, check out the fire trucks, and snap a few photos with our Tecumseh firefighters. 


Outdoor Marshmallow Roast 
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex Parking Lot
Sponsored by: AW4U The Real Estate Group
Stay warm by the fire and roast your own marshmallow on a stick! Marshmallows and sticks supplied by the Town of Tecumseh. 


Putt Putt Golf
Location: Tecumseh Town Centre Park
Sponsored by: Tecumseh BIA

Show off your skills! Come grab a putter and see if you can get a hole in one at our putt putt zone. 


Face Painting & Balloon Twisting 
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex - Horwood Room
Sponsored by: Nortera and Pathway to Potential 

Visit our friends from Funky Faces to have your face painted and grab a balloon animal while you're there. 


Public Skating
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex
Sponsored By: Fowler Pluming and WFCU Credit Union

Tight up your skates and strap on your helmet for free public skating from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on Rink A & B. Skate around while listening to some holiday tunes. Helmets are not mandatory but strongly encourage.


Holiday Arts & Crafts
Location: Tecumseh Arena & Recreation Complex - Horwood Room
Sponsored by: Essex Power Corporation

Get creative with our Tecumseh Recreation staff and make your own craft to take home this holiday. 



Our Christmas in Tecumseh event is not successful without the help of our amazing volunteers! If you are over the age of 14 and looking to join our special events team, please apply online by scanning the QR code or filing out the Volunteer Application Form.

QR code to fill out the volunteer application form

 Become a Sponsor

Christmas in Tecumseh is not possible without the support of our local sponsors. We offer many sponsorship opportunities to local businesses within Windsor-Essex County. Interested organizations are asked to complete our Sponsorship Application Form.

Thank you for your support! 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

The Town of Tecumseh would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors for making Christmas in Tecumseh an annual tradition.  


Parade Presenting Sponsor

 The Hasan Group


Premier Sponsor

 Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach


Activity Sponsor

 Fowler Plumbing
Tecumseh BIA 
WFCU Credit Union


Program Sponsor

 AW4U the Real Estate Group
Essex Power Corporation
Pathway to Potential 


Community Partners

Bell Media Radio
Cameo Promotional Products Inc
Culligan Water
Food Basics (Manning Location)
Tim Hortons (Southfield Location)
What's Poppin' Popcorn Factory
Wholesale Club 
Zehrs (Manning Location)



Thank you to our Sponsors and Community Partners!

Logos of our Sponsors and Community partners