Santa arrives on Poole Quay at 9am and then takes a boat trip around the bay joined by children from Old Town Infant School.
At 11.30am the Santa procession starts from Poole Quay on to Old Orchard, through the town and finishing in Falkland Square.
The parade is led by the Meridian Drum Corps marching band and the Rotary club train will be making an appearance alongside Santa and his sleigh.
Other activities include kids’ entertainers Jamie Jigsaw and Marky Jay plus music from the marching band and live singers. Entertainment will be on the Quay from 9am to 12pm and then continue in Falkland Square from 11am to 4pm.