Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade and Rally Information

Kansas City Chiefs helmet on the sidelines during the NFL Preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 30, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 30: Kansas City Chiefs helmet on the sidelines during the NFL Preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 30, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by William Purnell/Icon Sportswire)

Kansas City, Mo. – After winning Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs are having a victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The parade itself will begin at 11:30 am Central Time. After the parade is done, the victory rally will begin about 1:30 pm Central Time. The parade is free, and everyone is encouraged to come. The parade will last approximately an hour and a half, and the rally will last about an hour. Be prepared for cold and wintry weather while you’re there. [1]

Parking

You will need to arrive early if you want a parking space near the parade. KCATA is offering free bus rides but it will be limited. Park and Ride shuttles will also be running roundtrip service from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm. The Park and Ride will come back after the rally is done and will be there until everyone is gone. Here are the places where Park and Ride will be stopping and dropping off:

47th and Stae Metrocenter

4601 Stae Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102

Dropoff: 31st & Gillham

 

Worlds of Fun

4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161

Dropoff: Truman Road & Lydia

 

HyVee Arena / West Bottoms

1800 Genessee St, Kansas City, MO 64102

Dropoff: 18th & Troost

 

Swope Park/Zoo

6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO 64132

Dropoff: 31st & Main

 

Oak Park Mall

11149 W 95th St, Overland Park, KS 66214

(95th and Neiman Road Park & Ride location)

Dropoff: 25th & Southwest Boulevard

 

The Kansas City Streetcar will not be used starting at 12:01 am on February 5, 2020, and will resume as conditions allow. And Ride KC bus will also be giving free rides with limited service. There will be some parking restrictions around and along the parade route starting Tuesday, February 4 at noon and will end late Wednesday night, February 5. [2]

Here is the map that KC Sports provided on their website.

 

Public Safety Information

To help keep the public safe, there are some rules which the officials request be followed. Attendees should:

  1. Not leave bags unattended and immediately contact the police if they notice an unattended bag.
  2. Make a plan regarding travel, parking, supervision of children and wear comfortable and warm attire. Be prepared to walk, as road closures near the parade route will lead to traffic congestion and delays.
  3. Note that cell phone reception may be extremely limited.
  4. Make a plan in case you become separated from your party, including identifying meetup points in case of separation. It is recommended that you take photos of your family in the event that you need to locate them and identify what they are wearing.
  5. Ensure children have contact information for their parents or guardians on their person.
  6. Watch the parade anywhere along the route. Barricades will line the entire course along the curb. Pedestrian crossings are marked on the map, but they will be closed while the parade is in progress.
  7. Watch the victory rally in front of Union Station from the south parking lot, Pershing Road (which will be closed) or the lawn of the National World War I Museum and Memorial.
  8. Arrive early to find a spot. This celebration will be a family-friendly event, and fans are reminded that public consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. Remember it’s best to travel light and to not bring bags or backpacks.
  9. Medical stations and lost child locations are noted on the parade maps.
  10. Children’s contact info – Ensure that your children have contact information for their parents or guardians on their person.
  11. Union Station will be closed to the public.
  12. Don’t bring drones. Federal law prohibits the use of drones over parade crowds.
  13. Officially licensed merchandise will be available at the following locations:
    • Little Theater at Bartle Hall at 13th & Wyandotte streets
    • Power & Light District at 13th & Walnut streets
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters at 17th & Walnut streets
    • Kadean Construction at McGee between 18th & 19th streets
    • River Market at 5th & Walnut street

There will be 700 porta-potties along the parade route as well.


Notes:

  1. ^Oberholtz, Chris. “411: Everything you need to know to prepare for Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade.” KCTV Kansas City, 4 Feb. 2020, . (go back↩)
  2. ^Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade — Kansas City Sports Commission & WIN for KC.” Kansas City Sports Commission & WIN for KC, 4 Feb. 2020, . (go back↩)

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