San Antonians are invited downtown this Wednesday, June 18to help the San Antonio Spurs and the City of San Antonio celebrate a fifth NBA Championship.
A river parade community celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the River Walk. Following the river parade, the celebration will move to the Alamodome for a special ceremony beginning at 9 p.m.
“The City is proud of our Spurs,” said Mayor Julián Castro. “This fifth championship cements the Spurs’ legacy as one of the greatest sports franchises in history.”
Both events are part of the 2014 Spurs Championship Celebration, presented byH-E-B and BBVA Compass. The City of San Antonio is hosting the celebration for the Spurs and the entire community. Rio San Antonio Cruises and the Paseo del Rio Associationare also providing support for the event.
RIVER PARADE DETAILS:
The river parade will begin at 6 p.m. at the Arneson River Theater, travel through the River Center extension past the Convention Center and Rivercenter Mall and end at the Navarro Street Bridge. Barges will carry Spurs players and coaches, Spurs officials, former Spurs players, City and Bexar County officials, live musical entertainers and others down the San Antonio River.
- Fans will not be allowed to claim a spot on the River Walk to view the parade until 4 p.m. the day of the parade.
- Only those individuals with credentials will be allowed to view the parade from Arneson River Theater.
- Due to security precautions, no ice chests, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, chairs, shopping bags, packages, Silly String or similar items will be allowed on the River Walk.
ALAMODOME CELEBRATION DETAILS:
Spurs players, coaches and local officials will address fans at the Alamodome and show off the latest championship trophy.
The doors for the Alamodome celebration will open at 4:30 p.m. No tickets will be needed to enter the Alamodome. Fans that arrive early at the Alamodome will be able to watch the victory parade broadcast live on an LED video wall as well as highlights of the Spurs 2014 NBA championship run.