A parade will be held in Kansas City (Missouri state) to celebrate the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl victory of the Kansas City Chiefs football team on Wednesday, February 5. The parade will begin at 11:30 (local time) through the downtown area. A rally will also be held at Union Station starting at 13:30 after the parade ends. The exact route of the parade will be released on Tuesday, February 4; however, significant traffic diversions are anticipated throughout the downtown area. Businesses along the route are expected to close or operate at a reduced schedule during the festivities. As of Monday, February 3, some schools have canceled classes on Wednesday to allow students and teachers to participate in the events.
A heightened police presence, crowded conditions, and significant traffic disruptions are anticipated throughout Kansas City during the celebrations.
Individuals in or traveling to Kansas City are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate traffic disruptions, allow addition time to travel, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.