The Annual Apex Rotary Christmas Parade traditionally takes place at 5pm on the first Saturday of December. The parade is the only nighttime holiday parade in Wake County. The Apex Rotary Club organizes the parade, with proceeds benefitting numerous local charities; the primary benefactor being Western Wake Crisis Ministry. The parade kicks off at Apex Peakway and Ambergate Station, turning down Salem Street, and ending at Moore Street. New for 2022! Gingerbread Lane located at the Depot Plaza boasts fun activities for all ages from 1 pm to 8 pm.
Salem Street from Apex Peakway to Williams Street (Hwy 55) will be closed on Saturday, December 3rd from 3 pm to around 9 pm. Other street closures include:
Apex Peakway from Magnolia Blossom Lane to Grand Central Station
Hunter Street from Pate Street to Mason Street
Center Street between Mason Street and Salem Street
Chatham Street from Jones Street to Elm Street
W Moore Street
Parking is unavailable along Salem Street, Hunter Street, Center Street, Chatham Street, and Seaboard Street. Parking is available behind the Tobacco Mule Exchange and across from the Apex Police Department.
The Apex Depot Parking lot is closed from 12 pm to 11 pm.