TAMPA, Fla. — The Metropolis of Tampa will rejoice the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tremendous Bowl win with a ship parade at this time.
It’s going to happen at 1 p.m. on alongside the Tampa Riverwalk.
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The parade is in celebration of the Bucs’ 31-9 win over the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in Tremendous Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium Sunday.
Followers are invited to “Elevate the Flags” and be a part of the celebration spanning the Tampa Riverwalk and different viewing areas that supply ample house for social distancing.
Meteorologist Greg Dee says the climate might be parade excellent, with temps round 80.
“As a reminder, masks are required open air in all Occasion Zones and Leisure Districts, together with downtown and alongside the Tampa Riverwalk,” the press launch mentioned.
Boaters may be within the water throughout the parade, nevertheless, they can not take part within the parade. Boaters are required to remain 50 toes from the official vessels within the parade.
The Lightning celebrated with a ship parade after profitable the Stanley Cup in September and their Twitter account beneficial the Bucs do the identical.
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Mayor Jane Castor expressed frustration with some movies seen round Tremendous Bowl weekends of enormous crowds with some not carrying masks, and she or he is urging parade attendees to put on their masks.
Dr. Jay Wolfson mentioned final yr’s Lightning parade resulted in an uptick of coronavirus circumstances regionally.
1000’s of followers packed collectively alongside the waterfront to look at the boat parade.
“Carrying the masks will make a distinction,” mentioned Wolfson. “We propose individuals deliver sanitizing lotion with them as a result of they’re going to be touching the railings, touching another issues they usually wish to make it possible for they don’t decide up any coughing or sneezing.”
The next parking choices are beneficial for followers attending the parade:
- Poe Storage and Tampa Conference Heart Storage – Occasion flat price fee of $10
- Fort Brooke Storage and Pam Iorio Storage – $2 per hour
- Palm Storage in Ybor – $1 per hour (guests can catch the free TECO Streetcar to Downtown)
- Floor heaps – $1 per hour
For extra parking choices, click here.
The Metropolis of Clearwater additionally plans to rejoice the Bucs by making a one-of-a-kind sand sculpture on Clearwater Seaside.
“Following the good success of the promotional sand sculpture that featured Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, we are going to as soon as once more be partnering with the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Competition on constructing a tribute piece to the profitable workforce,” mentioned Kris Koch, senior supervisor of occasions and athletics for town of Clearwater.
Grasp sand sculptors will create the piece Tuesday, Feb. 9. The sculpture is predicted to be completed on Wednesday, Feb. 10.