UPDATE: Additional information on items prohibited by police along the parade route has been added.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The 8 News Now Investigators confirm that the championship parade for the Vegas Golden Knights will take place on Saturday evening, June 17.
The Vegas Golden Knights won the legendary Stanley Cup Final Tuesday night in a 9-3 victory over the Florida Panthers. It was an emotional night that carried over into the morning hours as the Vegas-born team and thousands of fans celebrated the win.
The parade route starts at Flamingo Road and will extend to Tropicana Avenue. The parade will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday and will culminate with a rally at Toshiba Plaza and the Park District in front of T-Mobile Arena beginning at 9 p.m.
On Thursday, officials from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released a list of items prohibited from the Golden Knights parade route. Those items include any glass container used for beverages, purses or any bags larger than 12″ by 6″ by 12″, coolers, briefcases, computer bags, camera bags, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, strollers, carts, or any vehicle “propelled by human, electricity, or mechanical means.”
Additionally, LVMPD officials said the pedestrian bridges in the path of the championship parade will be closed during the celebration. The Federal Aviation Administration prohibits drones over the route. The changes will go into effect at 3 p.m. on Saturday and last until 11 p.m.