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Eyewitness News Guide to Chiefs Super Bowl Parade

Published: Feb. 2, 2020 at 9:40 PM CST
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Fans are preparing to skip out on work for a celebratory parade after the team won its first Super Bowl in 50 years.

Schools in the area are calling off classes so students and staff can attend “The Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade" on Wednesday morning.

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle and Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman announced Monday that

to allow legislators and staff to celebrate Sunday's Super Bowl win.

Officials announced the celebration shortly after the Chiefs defeated San Francisco 31-20 on Sunday. The parade kicks off at 11:30 a.m. at 6rd Street and Grand Blvd, heading south on Grand Blvd, west on Pershing Road, north on Main, culminating at Union Station. It will be followed by a rally at 1:30 p.m. in front of Union Station.

Road Closings

Road closures on the parade route will begin on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Union Station will be closed to public access beginning at 10:00 p.m. It will reopen on Thursday at 6:00 a.m.

The streets running east and west will be closed between Walnut & McGee from the Berkley Riverfront on the north to Pershing Road on the south. Street closures will be in effect beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Traffic will be allowed to cross at 7th Street/Admiral Blvd, 13th Street, Truman Road and 18th Street until 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

Pedestrian Crossings on Grand will be available at 9th Street, 13th Street, Truman Road, 18th Street and 22nd street.

Transit and Parking

The Kansas City Streetcar will suspend operation beginning at 12:01am on Wednesday, February 5 and will reopen as conditions allow. Ride KC bus operations for parade day will be free with very limited service.

KCATA Park & Ride Locations (Roundtrip service provided)

Park and Ride shuttles will run from 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m., and then again from the end of the rally until the crowd disperses.

47th and State Metrocenter

4601 State 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

There will be parking restrictions along and around the parade route. These restrictions go into effect at noon on Tuesday, February 4, and extend into the late evening on Wednesday, February 5. Cars parked in temporary no-parking zones will be relocated. Cars parked on the interstate will be relocated. If your vehicle has been moved, you may call (816) 513-0688 for the location. You may have to pay to retrieve your vehicle.

Where to watch

You can avoid the crowds and watch a live feed of the parade from home. Eyewitness News will air the parade in its entirety on the KSCW-33, Cox Cable Ch. 5 starting at 11:30 a.m.

For the most updated information on transit, public safety, and other news relating to the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade, please sign up to receive notifications from ALERTKC by texting “CHIEFSPARADE” to 888-777.

Travel to Kansas City

The city will release details on the parade route, transportation, and parking Tuesday morning on a special webpage created for the

.

Kincaid Coach Lines is offering convenient, safe and comfortable travel to the parade. Fans will depart that morning and return from Kansas City in the evening — round-trip transportation available on three routes:

Wichita, KS to Emporia, KS to Kansas City

Springfield, MO to Clinton, MO to Kansas City

Joplin, MO to Nevada, MO to Kansas City

Columbia, MO to Kansas City

Fans can learn about travel details as they develop, choose their pickup location and book and pay for their seat on a luxury motor coach at