12/02/2012 01:22 EST | Updated 02/01/2013 05:12 EST

Santa Claus parade hits downtown Vancouver

Motorists are advised to expect delays in downtown Vancouver Sunday because of the annual Santa Claus Parade.

The parade starts on West Georgia and Broughton streets at 1 p.m. PT and will proceed east on Georgia to Howe Street, then south on Howe Street to Davie Street.

The parade will last about two hours.

The following streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to about 4 p.m. for the parade:

- Alberni, Nicola to Jervis.

- Nicola, Robson to Georgia.

- Broughton, Robson to Georgia.

- Hornby, Pacific to Davie.

- Drake, Burrard to Howe.

- Lane south of Hornby, Pacific to Davie.

The following streets will be closed from about 10:30 a.m. to about 4:30 p.m.:

- West Georgia, Broughton to Seymour.

- Howe, Dunsmuir to Drake.