WHAT: Lynx Downtown Parade and Championship Celebration Information
Parade: Route will begin on the corner of 12th Street and Nicollet Avenue, stretching down Nicollet Avenue to 7th Street, where it will continue on 7th Street leading to First Avenue North, ending as it enters the backstage doors of Target Center.
Championship Celebration: Target Center
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
WHEN: Tuesday, October 11
Parade: 11:30 a.m.
Championship Celebration: 12:15 p.m.
INFO: The Minnesota Lynx, winners of the 2011 WNBA Championship, will host a parade and championship celebration tomorrow, Tuesday, October 11.
The festivities will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a parade down Nicollet Avenue, leading to Target Center where the championship celebration will commence at 12:15 p.m.
Following the parade, the championship celebration at Target Center will kick off with a video commemorating the Lynx season, followed by a State Proclamation from Governor Mark Dayton. Lynx owner Glen Taylor will address the crowd followed by comments from Lynx players and the coaching staff. Lynx radio play-by-play man Alan Horton will emcee the event.
Both events are free and open to the public. Target Center doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for the championship celebration.