Giants Ticker Tape Parade & Celebration
For the first time ever since moving to San Francisco, the Giants have won the World Series!
Fifty cars and floats will participate in a ticker tape parade for the 2010 World Series Champions will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd at 11am from the Financial District, down Market Street and to Civic Center. Following the parade Mayor Gavin Newsom will present the Giants with the key to the city on the steps of City Hall.
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This parade route will replicate the route taking by the Giants when the first came to San Francisco from New York in 1958.
San Francisco Giants Parade & Celebration
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 – 11am
Free and open to the public
– Montgomery Street / Washington Street
– South on Montgomery Street to Market Street
– West on Market Street
– West on McAllister Street
– Ends at Civic Center
[View Parade Route Map]
MAYOR NEWSOM ANNOUNCES PARADE AND CIVIC CELEBRATION FOR THE WORLD CHAMPION SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
City to Honor Returning World Series Champions with Ticker-tape Parade Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Financial District to Civic Center Plaza
San Francisco, CA–Mayor Gavin Newsom announced tonight that San Francisco will host a ticker-tape parade and civic celebration in honor of the 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. The parade will begin on Montgomery Street at Washington Street at 11 a.m. and go southbound on Montgomery Street to Market Street, before continuing westbound on Market Street to Civic Center Plaza. Following the parade, on the steps of City Hall, Mayor Newsom will present the team with the key to the City and honor the World Series Champions in a civic celebration. The parade route will replicate the route taken by the team when they first came to San Francisco from New York in 1958.
“San Francisco could not be prouder of its hometown San Francisco Giants tonight,” said Mayor Newsom. “Congratulations to every player on the roster and to the entire San Francisco Giants organization. You have earned this historic World Championship through your talent, determination and teamwork, defying the odds and bringing the entire City together throughout this remarkable season. San Francisco eagerly awaits your return, and we cannot wait to celebrate your triumph in Texas with a ticker tape parade and civic celebration to welcome you home.”
The sidewalks lining Wednesday’s ticker-tape parade down Montgomery and up Market Street and the celebration at Civic Center Plaza are open to all members of the public. Those viewing the parade and who wish to attend the celebration in Civic Center Plaza are advised to arrive early and take public transportation.
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