The 26th annual Santa Claus Parade & Winter Festival takes place with events all day Saturday, December 14, in and around the Town of Creston and the Regional District Central Kootenay.

Daytime activities include a craft fair, a free swim, children's crafts and gingerbread cookie decorating up at the Community Complex. There will also be pictures with Santa and events happening in downtown.

End the day with the evening parade at 5 p.m., and afterwards enjoy the events happening in Spirit Square. Follow the Creston Valley Winter Festival Facebook page for updates!

If your business or organization is interested in participating, parade entry forms are available at the Creston Valley Visitor Centre or online.

It is free to enter a float and any questions can be directed to Amy at the Visitor Centre at (250) 428-4342 or by email to


  • Occurs Saturday, December 14th, 2019 — all day

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