KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl Champions for the first time in 50 years, and now it’s time for Chiefs Kingdom to celebrate!
A victory parade will kickoff at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 6th Street and Grand Boulevard, then head south on Grand Boulevard, west on Pershing Road, then turn north on Main to end at Union Station. You can see a map of the route and street closures below.
Officials say the parade will last about an hour-and-a-half, ending with a rally at Union Station that begins at approximately 1:30 p.m. The rally will last about an hour.
FOX4 will air the parade live on TV, with coverage beginning early Wednesday during the FOX4 Morning Show. We’ll also stream the parade live on fox4kc.com and on Facebook for Chiefs fans around the region, country and world to enjoy.
When it comes to public transportation, fans have some options — and it’s what the city is urging Chiefs Kingdom to use.
Although the streetcar will be down, Ride KC buses are free for the day though services are limited.
There will be park-and-ride shuttles running throughout the morning from 7-11:30 a.m. and then again after the rally ends. Here are all the pick-up and drop-off locations fans can utilize:
47th and State Ave.
4601 State Ave., Kansas City, KS
Dropoff: 31st & Gillham
Worlds of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave., Kansas City, MO
Dropoff: Truman Road & Lydia
HyVee Arena/West Bottoms
1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, MO
Dropoff: 18th & Troost
6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO
Dropoff: 31st & Main
Oak Park Mall
11149 W 95th St., Overland Park, KS
(95th and Neiman Road Park & Ride location)
Dropoff: 25th & Southwest Blvd.
Temperatures are expected to be below freezing for the entire day, and there’s a chance for snow as well.
Fans headed to the parade and rally should dress for the cold with multiple layers to stay warm. Here are some more tips and warning signs so you know if you’re too cold.
When it comes to little Chiefs fans, Kansas City police are urging parents to take precautions with their children at the celebration. About 100 children were temporarily lost at the Royals World Series parade, and officials don’t want to see that happen again.
We’ve got some easy ways to think ahead, keep your kids safe and be prepared for a possible bad scenario.
For the most updated information on transit, public safety and other news relating to the parade, you can sign up to receive notifications from ALERTKC by texting “CHIEFSPARADE” to 888-777.