MILWAUKEE — The Bucks Championship parade will step off in downtown Milwaukee at 11 a.m. Thursday, the Bucks announced Wednesday.
Here's the route: The parade "will begin at the intersection of E. Wisconsin Ave. and N. Prospect Ave," the Bucks said in a news release. "The parade will then proceed west on E. Wisconsin Ave. before turning north onto N. Water St."
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From there, the route continues on N. Water St. to E. Knapp St., before ending on E. Knapp St. right at the Milwaukee River.
Here's what it looks like in photo form:
They anticipate roughly 500,000 to 1,000,000 people to attend the parade.
After the hour long parade, the team will host a championship celebration in Deer District with Bucks players, coaches, owners, and executives. That celebration will take place in "Block 6" of Deer District, located directly north of Fiserv Forum. It is expected to start at about 12:30 p.m.
There will be multiple double-decker busses carrying players and famous Bucks alumni.
The Bucks said that there will be plenty of screens and audio systems placed along the route, so no one will miss a moment of the action.
Team officials urged fans to start lining up as early as 8 am to get a spot to watch this historic moment. The city has said that no one is allowed to reserve a spot overnight.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will all be in attendance for the celebration, the team says. Bucks sign language interpreter Brice Christianson will provide American Sign Language for full inclusion for deaf fans.