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The Route for Parades in Cobourg is along King Street between the Library at five corners (Corner of King and William) and D'Arcy Street.  The direction varies with the year and the parade.

For the Santa Parade in 2021, the route will start at King and William and proceed to D'Arcy Street.  In 2021, the Santa Parade will start at 6:00 pm.  

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parade route

Road closures

The Town of Cobourg would also like to remind citizens of the following road closures and transit detours that will be taking place as well, including:
Second Street from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • William Street from University Avenue south bound traffic to King St W 3 p.m. (for staging of floats)
  • William St at King St W northbound traffic 3 p.m. (for staging of floats)
  • Ontario Street at University Avenue West from 3 p.m.
  • Ontario Street at William Street from 3 p.m.
  • King Street West at William Street to D'Arcy Street from 3:30 p.m.
  • King Street East at Cottesmore Avenue detouring traffic north on Cottesmore Avenue from 5:30 p.m.
  • D'Arcy Street from King Street to Donegan Park for marshalling of floats from 7-8:30 p.m.

Alternative Route for Highway 2

Eastward.  Instead of turning south on William street, continue along Elgin to Brook Street. Go south on Brook and turn left to rejoin Highway 2.
Westward.  At Brook street turn right and go north to Elgin.  Turn left and rejoin Highway 2 at William.

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