Tis the season! Celebrating its 11th year, the Street Carts Toy Drive & Christmas Parade is a decked out holiday golf carts will take to the streets of Canyon Lake on Sunday, December 5 for the Street Cart of Canyon Lake's 11th annual Toy Drive & Christmas Parade. The parade line up will begin at 4 p.m. on Blue Bird Drive and the parade will start at approximately 5 p.m. from Blue Bird Drive, head down Canyon Lake Drive, and end at Eastport Park. Awards will be presented for the best-decorated carts in the following categories: 

  • Best Lights
  • Best Theme
  • Most Outrageous

Residents are encouraged to head over to Eastport to view all the carts, see thew ards presented and enjoy food provided by the following vendors: 

  • Big Momma's Hot Dogs
  • Pub Grub Sliders & Tots
  • JK Catering Treats (view menu)

Toy Donations

This event was created to raise toys and donations for those in need during the holidays. Participants are asked to donate an unwrapped toy. Donations are collected at the start of the parade. The Street Carts of Canyon Lake will donate toys to Victory Calvary Chapel.

There will be a toy drop off at resident and event organizer Mike Shroyer's home from November 5 through December 15:
22055 Mustang Court
Canyon Lake, CA

Toys can also be dropped off at Eastport Park at the end of the event.

Important Notices

  • Participants must complete and return the Toy Drive & Parade Waiver (PDF). Waivers can be returned in person the day of the event at the formation line-up at Blue Bird Hall. 
  • There will be no street parking on Canyon Lake Drive South/North (adjacent to the parade route) on December 5 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Vehicles/golf carts may park on the opposite side of the street or on side streets during this time frame.
  • During the parade (approximately 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.) vehicle traffic will be reduced to 5 MPH and vehicle traffic will not be permitted to pass the parade.
  • Due to the event being in the evening, and for the safety of the spectators and participants, there will be no distributing of any items such as candy or promotional items on the parade route.

Watching The Parade

  • Canyon Lake residents may stand or place chairs next to the curb on Canyon Lake Drive South/North.
  • Be mindful that it will be dark out, please be sure to keep children out of the traffic and buffer lanes and close to a responsible adult.