Your newly minted NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks will celebrate their historic win with a parade through Downtown Milwaukee on Thursday, July 22, beginning at 11 a.m. BUCKS PARADE!

“Bucks players, coaches, owners, alumni and staff will take part in the parade,” reads a press release, “which will begin at the intersection of E. Wisconsin Ave. and N. Prospect Ave. The parade will then proceed west on E. Wisconsin Ave. before turning north onto N. Water St. From there, the route will continue on N. Water St. to E. Knapp St. before ending on E. Knapp St. at the Milwaukee River.”

But wait, there’s more!

Following the parade, a championship celebration will be held in Deer District with Bucks players, coaches, owners and executives taking the stage. The championship celebration will take place in Block 6 of Deer District, which is located directly north of Fiserv Forum between Vel R. Phillips Ave. and Fifth St. The stage will be setup on the north side of Block 6 near the intersection of Fifth St. and McKinley Ave, with viewing areas and screens setup throughout Deer District. The anticipated start time of the championship celebration is 12:30 p.m.

Why so early? It may (or may not) have to do with Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday, who are set to play with the USA men’s basketball team at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

There was no parade for the Bucks when the team won it all back in 1971. Happily, here’s the route of the one that is happening Thursday, followed by a full press release:

PARADE CELEBRATING NBA CHAMPION MILWAUKEE BUCKS SET FOR THURSDAY AT 11 A.M.
Route to take place through downtown Milwaukee and end with championship celebration in Deer District

MILWAUKEE (July 21, 2021) – The 2020-21 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks will celebrate their first championship in 50 years with a parade through downtown Milwaukee tomorrow, Thursday, July 22, beginning at 11 a.m.

Bucks players, coaches, owners, alumni and staff will take part in the parade, which will begin at the intersection of E. Wisconsin Ave. and N. Prospect Ave. The parade will then proceed west on E. Wisconsin Ave. before turning north onto N. Water St. From there, the route will continue on N. Water St. to E. Knapp St. before ending on E. Knapp St. at the Milwaukee River.

Following the parade, a championship celebration will be held in Deer District with Bucks players, coaches, owners and executives taking the stage. The championship celebration will take place in Block 6 of Deer District, which is located directly north of Fiserv Forum between Vel R. Phillips Ave. and Fifth St. The stage will be setup on the north side of Block 6 near the intersection of Fifth St. and McKinley Ave, with viewing areas and screens setup throughout Deer District. The anticipated start time of the championship celebration is 12:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will also attend the championship celebration in Deer District, with Bucks sign language interpreter Brice Christianson providing American Sign Language for full inclusion for deaf fans.

Please see below and attached for a diagram of the parade route and of the viewing area for the championship celebration in Deer District. Fans attending the parade and championship celebration are encouraged to download the Bucks app for the most complete and up-to-date information for tomorrow’s events. Fans can also visit www.bucks.com/parade for more information.

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