Today, Saturday, December 11, 2021, the Lower Township Rotary will be hosting their 39th Annual Christmas Parade along Bayshore Road. The parade is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. from Town Bank Road and Sheriff Taylor Blvd. From there, it will proceed Westbound on Town Bank Road to Bayshore Road in North Cape May. The parade will then make a left onto Bayshore Road and proceed to the Bayshore Mall which is considered the end of the route. The parade should conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m.
Motorists are advised to avoid this area for the duration of the parade, if they are not participating in it or traveling to the area to enjoy the festivities. Motorists can expect delays and detours. Bayshore Road and Town Bank Road will be closed along the parade route from 5:30 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m. Town Bank Road between Sheriff Taylor Blvd and Bayshore Road and Bayshore Road to the Bayshore Mall entrance will be closed to through traffic from 5:30 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m.
Pedestrians and motorists should use caution along the parade route. Although the road may be closed, it does not mean there will not be authorized, and in some instances unauthorized vehicles traveling on the roadway. Pedestrians should utilize sidewalks and if there is none, they should stand and remain several feet behind the white fog line that divides the travel portion of the roadway with the shoulder. Please also utilize caution when crossing the road. Parents should be mindful of their children and ensure they too stay out of the roadway. Enjoy the parade and have a Merry Christmas!
Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204