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City of Atlanta to Host Victory Parade to Celebrate Atlanta United FC Winning the 2018 MLS Cup

Post Date:12/09/2018 12:11 AM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

 

Media Advisory

City of Atlanta to Host Victory Parade to Celebrate Atlanta United FC Winning the 2018 MLS Cup

Atlanta United FC defeats the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Championship

 

WHO:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Governor Nathan Deal

Arthur M. Blank, Owner, Atlanta United

Players and Coaching Staff

 

WHAT:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta will join Atlanta United FC to host a victory parade to celebrate Atlanta United’s historic MLS Championship win. The entire community is encouraged to join in the celebration by watching along the route and/or attending a special program in The Home Depot Backyard. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. The parade and program will remain as scheduled despite pending weather conditions.

To view a live stream of the parade coverage, visit:

https://www.atlantaga.gov/government/channel-26/watch-channel-26-live

 

 

WHEN:

Monday, December 10, 2018

 10:00 AM – Parade Start

12:00 PM – Presentation in The Home Depot Backyard

 

WHERE:

The parade will begin at the corner of Peachtree Street and Baker Street and will culminate in The Home Depot Backyard for a presentation beginning at noon. The full route and details can be found here.

MEDIA:

There will be media availability with the players after the presentation in The Home Depot Backyard.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Nikki Forman, nforman@atlantaga.gov

Mobile: 470.372.8754

 

Players and Coaches Contacts:

Elena Cizmaric, ecizmaric@altutd.com

Chris Winkler, cwinkler@atlutd.com

 

Parade and Event Logistics:

Heather Sautter, hsautter@ambfo.com

Jason Kirksey, jason.kirksey@mercedesbenzstadium.com

 

 

 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Bottoms on Facebook and Twitter @KeishaBottoms

 

 

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