The Corpus Christi Police Department welcomes Bikefest ‘Roar by the Shore’ to Corpus Christi for its 20th Anniversary.

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., Bikefest 2013 will be holding a parade beginning at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and ending just North of the Concrete Street Amphitheater. Traffic Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department will be providing traffic control throughout the motorcycle route. Side roads will begin being blocked off at 2:00 p.m. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., the Parade route will close to traffic until it ends at 7:30 p.m.

Motorcycle riders will gather on Shoreline Drive around the Texas A&M University and proceed northbound on Ocean Drive and Shoreline Boulevard to Power Street. At Power Street, riders will take a left onto Chaparral Street and head southbound to Belden Street where they will ride on, taking a right onto Tancahua Street. The riders will continue to several designated parking lots north of the Concrete Street Amphitheater.

Street closures will include Ocean Drive, Shoreline Boulevard, Power, Chaparral, Belden and Tancahua Streets.

Motorists are asked to take alternate routes to avoid this area. The downtown area of Corpus Christi is expected to have congested traffic. Delays are to be expected. Please be patient and courteous.