Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday

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But with rain in the forecast for Saturday and flurries expected Sunday, it could be a nice weekend to skip driving altogether if you can.

It gets underway with the tree lighting at 7 and the parade starts at 8 o'clock.

The City of Jackson is in the holiday mood with the "Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade" stepping off tonight.

Ltd. held Toronto's first Santa Claus parade, which began with a single float and took Santa from Union Station to the Eaton's store on Queen Street. Spectators can line both sides of Jasper Avenue to watch the almost 30 entries in this year's parade. He's really looking forward to making his way south for the parade. "I think it's supposed to be 1 C in the afternoon and here at the North Pole it'll be -27 C".

AP  Matt Dunham
AP Matt Dunham

Road work will also close Allen Road between Eglinton Avenue West and Sheppard Avenue West beginning at midnight on Friday through to 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Santa will then be heading to Wallaceburg for the Knights of Pythias Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m.

The annual parade is November 17, at 6:30 p.m. starting at the Third Street Bridge, heading left on King Street West and will travel all the way down to the Wish Centre.

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