PLEASE NOTE: As this event is a Christmas Convoy, and not a parade, spectators are unable to donate to the trucks while they are travelling in the convoy. Please donate to one of the drop off locations around the region the evening of the event. You can also donate to one of the pre-event locations...see all locations below.
Pre-event locations Food Drop Off Locations - Starting November 21 until December 2
Food Drop Off Locations - Night of Event Along the Route
5:45PM Trucks leave the parking lot at Ogden Point. For safety reasons, access to this parking lot is restricted to parade participants only. 6:30PM Trucks arrive at Oak Bay Village 7:00PMTrucks arrive at Yates and Blanshard Street. The trucks turn back into Victoria on Blanshard not Douglas (Please note on map above) 7:30PM Trucks arrive at Helmcken and Trans Canada overpass 8:00PM Trucks arrive at Goldstream and Veterans Memorial Parkway 8:30PM Trucks arrive at Western Speedway SANTA ARRIVES BY TRUCK
Timing in respect to the Truck Light Convoy is approximate
In order to keep the trucks moving the police escorted convoy travels at a varied rate of speed, it does not travel as slow as a parade does.
The convoy will travel slower along Dallas Road, through Oak Bay Village, downtown Victoria, behind VGH, and the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Road.
2016 IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive - PRIOR TO THE TRUCK CONVOY November 21 to December 4
3233 Maple Street
3110 Douglas Street
101-2455 Millstream Rd
1831 Oak Bay Ave
1703 Island Highway
Millstream Shopping Centre 101-2401G Millstream Rd
Van City Mall Unit D - 3075 Douglas St
View Royal Casino
1708 Island Highway
Collection boxes are located just inside the front door (please note, you have to be 19 years of age to enter through the doors, so children cannot drop off food)
845 Goldstream Ave
739 McCallum Rd
1820 Island Hwy
#840-2945 Jacklin Rd
2890 Westshore Parkway
2016 IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive - NIGHT OF EVENT - LOCATIONS ALONG THE ROUTE
Starting at 5:30pm and up until the convoy comes through that area Victoria Pedicabs will be collecting food donations near the Victoria Tourism Center and the Breakwater Cafe
Inside Pier A Warehouse - by the Ogden Pt Breakwater
Volunteers will be accepting food donations inside Pier A warehouse. The 4th Annual GVHA Ogden Point Christmas Light Up is on Saturday Dec 3 from 2-6pm
Breakwater Cafe & Bistro
Beverages by donation. The Mustard Seed will be onsite to collect cash and non perishable food donations.
Tourism Victoria Visitor Center
Wharf Street at Gov't Street
Look for the Mustard Seed tent and volunteers collecting cash and food donations by the Tourism Victoria Visitor Centre.
3110 Douglas St
Look for collection bin in the lobby
Van City Mall
Unit D - 3075 Douglas St Victoria
Open until 8:00pm to collect food donations
Look for the Oak Bay Public Works truck parked across the street from the Oak Bay Municipal Hall
The Mustard Seed will be set up on the lawn of the Municipal Hall to receive food donations and issue receipts for cash donations.
Look for the volunteers with lighted totes collecting donations from the crowd
Volunteers will collect donations along Oak Bay Avenue from Foul Bay Road to Monterey Avenue.
1831 Oak Bay Avenue
There will be face painting and fun and a place to drop off non perishable food donations.
Helmcken Road & Watkiss Way
The View Royal Fire Department will be collecting food in the area, look for their fire truck and volunteers.
Eagle Creek Village
Quality Foods will have hot chocolate by donation and the Salvation Army will be on site to collect cash and non perishable food donations.
View Royal Casino
1708 Island Highway
Collection boxes located just inside the front door (please note, you have to be 19 years of age to enter through the doors, so children cannot drop off food)
1703 Island Hwy
Look for collection box inside Open until 8:30pm
Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre
1767 Island Hwy
Colwood Fire Department will be collecting food donations
Look for the 10 x10 tent that will be set up by the Colwood Fire Dept. pickup truck
Look for the Emery Electric Truck parked by the Sands Funeral Chapel. Colwood Fire Department will be collecting food in this area
Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue
The Langford Fire Department will be collecting food in Veteran’s Memorial Park 10th Annual Langford Christmas Light-up Celebration is Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5 - 7:45 pm
Millstream Shopping Centre
101 – 2401G Millstream Road
Look for the collection box inside, OPEN until 10:00pm
101 - 2455 Millstream Rd
Stop by to warm up with hot chocolate and a great view of the convoy passing by. Food donations boxes inside the office.
2207 Millstream Rd
Admission to Western Speedway is by cash or non-perishable food donation. Look for the food collection truck parked at the admissions gate
Look for the decorated Knappett Projects food collection van parked beside the infield concession. Hot chocolate and hot dogs by donation in the concession.