Shrimporee Parade, Special Notice to the Public

We would like to keep you informed of some changes with traffic this year as it relates to the Shrimporee parade. The parade kicks off this Saturday (6/14/2014) beginning at 10 am. The main difference this year affects parade participants and Harbor related traffic.

All of Maddox Street from Commercial east to Huff Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 6am Saturday. Parade participants will need to line up on Huff Street and follow the parade manager’s (Bill Denton’s) directions. Mr. Denton will be directing participants with a loud speaker as they arrive. Mr. Denton will also be in charge of lining participants up in their proper order on Maddox Street.

Motorist desiring to travel to the Harbor will need to detour via Wheeler or Stapp Street during this time.