@ Battery Place and Washington Street – 11AM
New York City will throw a ticker-tape parade Tuesday morning for the New York Giants to celebrate their Super Bowl title. The victory parade will travel through the financial district’s Canyon of Heroes.
The parade will begin at Battery Place and Washington Street at 11:00 a.m. and continue northbound up the Canyon of Heroes to Worth Street. The parade will be followed by a ceremony at City Hall Plaza, at which the Mayor will present the NY Giants with Keys to the City.
Tickets were available Monday between 9 a.m.and 11 a.m.
The sidewalks lining Tuesday’s ticker-tape parade up the Canyon of Heroes are open to all members of the public.
Parade goers are encouraged to take mass transit. PATH will provide additional midday service to the World Trade Center Tuesday. The morning rush-hour service on the Newark-to-World Trade Center and Hoboken-to-World Trade Center routes from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On the Newark-to-World Trade Center route, trains will run approximately every 5 minutes during the midday period, compared to every 15 minutes during a normal schedule. On the Hoboken-to-World Trade Center route, trains will run every 6 minutes during the midday period, compared to every 12 minutes during a normal schedule.
The forecast for parade time is expected to be 43-47 degrees with sun and clouds, but mostly sunny.
During the last parade, the city set up a large screen near City Hall Park for members of the public to watch the official ceremony.
A ticker-tape parade was held in February 2008 for the Giants after that year’s Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots.
That parade reportedly cost $331,000. Most of the money was raised by NYC & Co., the city’s marketing arm.
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The last ticker-tape parade through New York was in Nov. 2009 after the New York Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies in six games for their 27th World Series title.
New Jersey will not get left out of the action.
In a Twitter post, Gov. Chris Christie said a rally for Big Blue would take place Tuesday at 3 p.m. at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
Information sourced from MYFOXNY.COM