Santa's Parade of Lights shines on WinterFest

The 11th annual WinterFest celebration takes place at the East Providence Senior Center on Saturday, December 4th. WinterFest is a free event that promises fun for the whole family! Festivities start at 3:00 PM.

You are invited to stroll the beautifully decorated WinterFest landscape while waiting for the Santa Parade to arrive. The parade leaves from the Crescent Park Carousel at 3:30 PM and all are welcome to drive their vehicles in the motorcade.

Upon arrival at the Senior Center, Santa will preside over a Super Spectacular Holiday Laser Light Show and the WinterFest Tree Lighting. WinterFest trees and displays will be illuminated each evening until January 1st.

Parade Route:

Meet at Carousel Parking Lot

  • Line up at Carousel Drive/Bullocks Point Parking Lot
  • Follow Bullocks Point Ave to Pawtucket Avenue
  • Follow Pawtucket Ave through the City into Rumford
  • Left onto Centre Street
  • Follow Centre Street to N. Broadway 
  • Left onto N. Broadway
  • Right onto Waterman Avenue. 
  • Left onto Anthony 
  • Left onto Taunton Ave. 
  • Follow Taunton Ave to Waterman 
  • Arrive at Senior Center/WinterFest.