Welcome Santa Parade
Saturday, November 29: Welcome Santa Parade, 11:00am. Main Street.
Downtown Akron's Main Street will turn into a winter wonderland with over 100 parade units including costumed characters, floats, musical ensembles, marching bands, and Santa! Emcees Tim Daugherty from 97.5 WONE and Sue Wilson from 94.9 WQMX will lead the parade.
This year Bridgestone Americas is the proud sponsor of the Santa float. Bridgestone Americas will be bringing Santa to the children of Akron in style in an Indycar. Santa will be accompanied by his pit crew of Bridgestone employees and their children.
Awards ceremony will take place inside Lock 3 immediately following the parade.
The parade is sponsored by the City of Akron, Bridgestone Americas, and local radio stations WAKR, WONE, and WQMX.