Santa Claus will be stepping away from his workshop and hitting Saskatoon's streets this Sunday to ring in the start of the holiday season.
Thompson said there is still room in the parade for more floats.
"It's the smiling faces on the children sitting at the side of the sidewalk, watching in awe the magic of the Santa Claus Parade. And the important thing for everybody to remember is, the tickets to the show are free".
This year, Santa's float is about 12 metres, or 42 feet long.
"We're expecting probably a record (number of floats)".
Brantford: The 43rd annual parade happens November 25 at 6 p.m. with a theme of "Christmas Across Canada". "And what a flawless way for the star to arrive", he said.
Bloor Street West, from Christie Street to Bathurst Street, at 10 a.m. It ends at the intersection of Front and Jarvis Streets at the St. Lawrence Market.
Burlington: The 52nd annual parade happens December 3 at 2 p.m. Route: Starts at the corner of Prospect Street and Guelph Line (near the Burlington Mall) and travels south along Guelph Line to New Street, west along New Street to where it turns into James Street, and continues along James Street to Brant Street, north on Brant Street and finishes at Brant and Caroline Street.
Four-year-old Preston Burns took over the reigns as chief of police for the day while members of the force took part in the annual parade down Portage Avenue.