Warriors 2018 NBA Championship Victory Parade | Oakland
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Downtown Oakland | 2316 Telegraph Ave, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Congratulations to the Golden State Warriors on winning the NBA Finals…. again.
The Golden State Warriors and the City of Oakland will host a parade to honor the 2017-18 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, beginning at 11 am.
Warriors Victory Parade
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 11 am
Lake Merritt / Uptown Oakland
– Parade Start – 11th and Broadway
– Parade End – 13th and Lakeside
No post-parade rally for 2018
The parade will begin on Broadway at 11th Street, turning right on 20th Street, turning right on Harrison to 19th Street, and right on Lakeside Drive, ending on Oak and 13th Street.
For 2018, in an effort to provide a more intimate, free-flowing and engaging celebratory event for fans this year, the Warriors have implemented a few changes to the parade route and overall presentation. In lieu of a post-event rally, the Warriors and the City of Oakland have focused their planning efforts solely on creating an interactive parade, the primary element of a championship celebration, where fans will have the opportunity to share in the up-close excitement of the 2018 NBA Championship with the Warriors, their players, coaches, legends and staff.
Public transit will be the easiest way to reach the Parade. BART and AC Transit are gearing up to accommodate large crowds. Please be patient as transit will be slowed by traffic congestion and heavy pedestrian traffic.
BART will run rush-hour service all day using every available train possible at maximum length to help people get to where they need to be. Service may be adjusted before and during the parade. This includes directing foot traffic to another station nearby, changing platforms as needed, and skipping stations with crowded platforms. Please listen to station staff and service announcements. Check www.bart.gov for updates.
AC Transit buses will be rerouted around downtown Oakland for most of the day due to street closures in the parade area. As road closures begin to affect bus service, AC Transit ambassadors will be deployed throughout downtown Oakland and Lake Merritt to help guide residents and visitors to appropriate bus stop locations. Additionally, AC Transit ambassadors will be distributing flyers with critical information regarding temporary reroutes and the affected bus lines.
Lines 1, 6, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 29, 33, 40, 51A, 62, 72, 72M, 72R, 88, 96, NL, Broadway Shuttle and All Nighter lines 800, 801 and 840 will be detoured. Detours of these bus lines will occur in two phases and begin the day before the parade. Please visit www.actransit.org to learn more about reroutes and additional service information.
Parking in the areas surrounding the parade will be significantly limited and public transit is highly encouraged.
WHAT TO BRING
Sunscreen, hats, water, and your blue and gold!
Signs and banners are permitted under the following guidelines:
They do not obstruct sightlines at the parade
Dimensions do not exceed 18″ x 18″
No obscene or inflammatory language
WHAT NOT TO BRING
Drones: No carrying into the perimeter or flying over the perimeter of the parade
Hard-sided containers of any size, including coolers and thermoses
Glass containers or cans
Lawn furniture or folding chairs
Weapons of any kind
Any size pole, stick, brooms or any other item that is or can be used as a weapon
No sharp items of any kind
Large umbrellas or pop up tents
Scooters and bicycles
STAY SAFE / BE AWARE
The Oakland Police Department asks for your help keeping the celebration safe by reporting any suspicious activity. Let OPD know if you see any of these kinds of activities or behaviors:
Abandoned backpack or box
Any criminal activity
LOST CHILDREN / MEETING POINT
If you get separated from your children or friends, please ask uniformed personnel for the location of the nearest reunification point:
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza (next to City Hall) — 1st Floor Lobby, Security Desk
Oakland Public Library (Main), 125 14th St — Oak St. entrance, Children’s Room
Attendees in need of medical attention should contact the nearest uniformed personnel or visit one of three first aid stations along the parade route.
14th & Broadway
20th & Telegraph
17th & Harrison
WARRIORS TEAM STORE
Official Warriors merchandising locations can be found at 14th & Broadway and 20th & Harrison. Each location will be open between 8am and 2pm.
AREA OF IMPACT
Over 1 million spectators are expected for the victory celebration in downtown Oakland, so expect large crowds, traffic and delays starting very early Tuesday morning and lasting throughout the day. In addition to the crowds, no-parking zones and street closures will make driving in downtown Oakland very difficult. Be on the look out for posted no-parking signs in the downtown area beginning on Sunday, June 10th through Tuesday, June 12th.
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