Farmers Santa Parade starts at 2.00pm, Sunday 24th November 2013.
The Parade Route is 2.2kms long and takes approximately 1 hour to pass any given point. The Parade ends at approximately 3.30pm with Santa’s Party from 3.15pm to 5.15pm in Aotea Square.
If the weather is terrible a cancellation will be announced on Newstalk ZB after 10am on Sunday 24th November 2013. The Parade will go ahead in light rain. The Parade rain date is Sunday 1st December 2013.
Parking is available at the following Auckland Transport Park Right Car Parks:
- Victoria Street
(Parking will be FREE for vehicles exiting between the hours of 12 noon and 6pm, please check www.aucklandtransport.govt.nz/moving-around/parking for hours of operation)
All inner city roads are closed between 12.00pm and 4pm on Sunday 24th November 2013. People are advised to get into the city before 12 noon to avoid frustration with traffic and parking.
The BIG little city blue ‘honour’ line
This line will be painted along the Parade route. The Police ask that all Parade spectators stay behind the line while watching the Parade!
For information on Bus, Train and Ferry schedules and fares including family and group passes visit www.at.co.nz or call the AT Public Transport Contact Centre on 09 366 6400.
Collectors for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand will ask the waiting crowds prior to the start of the Parade for a gold coin donation. So please bring a gold coin and make a donation.