Pre-Event Timeline from the Chatham Police Department
7/4/23 2:30 AM Parking restrictions go into effect. – No Parking – Tow zone – Main St from the Rotary to Shore Rd. on the south side – No Parking – Tow zone – Main St from the Rotary Seaview St. on the north side – No Parking – Tow zone – Main St. from Tale of the Cod to Shore Rd. – No Parking – Tow zone – Crowell Rd to Tip Cart – No Parking – Tow zone – Hitching Post, Tip Cart, Depot Rd. – After 2:30 am, chairs etc. can be placed on Main St. in the downtown area in the marked streetside parking areas. Anything placed prior to 2:30 am will be removed. The Town is not responsible for anything left on Main St.
7/4/23 7:00 AM Shore Rd. closed, only parade and local traffic allowed. – Shore Rd. will be made one-way going south at 7:00 AM to allow for parade participants to line up and prepare. Officers will be in place to assist.
7/4/23 8:00 AM Main St. (downtown) from the Rotary to Shore Rd. will be closed to vehicle traffic.
7/4/23 9:00 AM Main St. from the Rotary to Crowell Rd. closes to all traffic 7/4/23 9:30 AM Parade starts