For details and information concerning this release, please contact Cristina Werner, Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, at 228-382-4537.
November 30, 2018 – For Immediate Release
Discover Christmas Parade Route Information
Certain streets will be closed from 2:00 pm until the end of the parade on Sunday, December 9, 2018, in downtown Ocean Springs. Barricades will be placed Sunday starting at 1:00 pm. Parking on private property will not be allowed. Towing will be a measure of last resort, and the City of Ocean Springs will only do so once all measures of contacting a vehicle’s owner have been exhausted.
The following streets will be closed:
-Porter Avenue (from the Ocean Springs Yacht Club to Washington Ave.)
-Washington Avenue (from Porter Ave. to Government Street)
-Government Street (from Washington Ave. to Holcomb Blvd.)
Southbound traffic on Washington Avenue from US-90 will be re-routed via Desoto Street. Roads will reopen at the discretion of the Ocean Springs Police Department. As always, it is at the discretion of local law enforcement as to whether it is in the interest of the public’s safety to add or remove a barricade.
The Ocean Springs High School Homecoming Court will lead the parade. Parade throws will end in front of the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center.