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Several streets will close down tomorrow afternoon for the Santa Claus Parade.
City of Winnipeg officials said Portage Avenue east of Sherbrook Street to Portage Avenue East at Westbrook Street will close to traffic at 2:30 p.m.
At 4 p.m., the following streets will close:
- southbound Main Street from McDermot Avenue to Graham Avenue
- northbound Main Street from St. Mary Avenue to Portage Avenue
- Pioneer Avenue from Main Street to Westbrook Street
- William Stephenson Way from Main Street to Waterfront Drive
- York Avenue from Fort Street to Main Street
Roads will reopen following the parade. Winnipeg Transit will also re-route all buses operating in the vicinity between 3 p.m. until 11 p.m.
City of Winnipeg officials said increased traffic and pedestrians are expected to slow travel in and out of the downtown area. For more information visit winnipegsantaparade.com.