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City of Atlanta Releases List of Street Closures Ahead of Monday’s Atlanta United Victory Parade

Post Date:12/09/2018 5:53 PM

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

 

Michael Smith, Press Secretary
404-546-1465, office
470-372-8752, cell
mismith@atlantaga.gov

 

Media Advisory

City of Atlanta Releases List of Street Closures Ahead of Monday’s Atlanta United Victory Parade 

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 parade begins at the corner of Baker Street and Peachtree Street and will proceed past the Georgia Aquarium and Centennial Olympic Park. The route will continue on to Marietta Street and Andrew Young International Boulevard; and will conclude in The Home Depot Backyard. 

The impacted streets will be closed starting at 8:00am and will open back up immediately as the parade passes through each area. All streets are expected to be fully operational by 12pm.

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.

Residents and United fans who are unable to join onsite are encouraged to join in the celebration via live stream at https://www.atlantaga.gov/government/channel-26/watch-channel-26-live

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

APD

Carlos Campos, apd-publicaffairs@atlantaga.gov

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          

 

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.

 

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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