Saturday December 15th 2012 | 2 – 3pm | Bishop Feild Elementary
The Mummers Parade needs you…and in disguise. The more mummers the merrier! What’s made past Parades so great was you! So shake out those long johns and borrow your Aunt’s size 42 bra. We’re calling all mummers to the Mummers Parade. You don’t see too many mummers parading the streets of St. John’s these days…until now!
Get Parade Route
- December 15th
2:00 PM Line Up
Parade leaves at 2:15 pm
- Bishop Feild Elementary School
(46 Bond Street)
- There is no on-site parking available. Free weekend parking is available at metered spots along Duckworth St. and Water St.
- Sunday, December 16th
(same time and place)
The parade starts at Bishop Field Elementary. Mummers weave through Gower Street, Bannerman Park, and the Georgestown neighbourhood and end at The Rooms for a Christmas Concert and Mummers Jam with music and dancing.
We hope for more mummers than spectators in what might be the most exuberant, participantoriented parade in the province. Bring your music makers, disguises, hobby horses, wren sticks, and dancing feet.
At the Mummers Parade, foolish is the new normal–tea cozies look best on people’s heads and bras are best worn on the outside of your clothes. It’s hard to put in words what people experience at this event. But there’s magic when so many people come together dressed in ridiculous disguises. For this one day, everyone’s a mummer with the freedom to act out in fun and surprising ways.
This is an afternoon, community event and everyone is welcome. We do have some rules which must be followed:
- This is a walking parade. Motorized vehicles are not allowed.
- This is a non-commercial event. Advertising, promotions, and give-aways are not permitted. Mummers are experts at the art of disguise so there’s no need to reveal who you are.