Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have had what was surely one crazy night to celebrate their 2013 Stanley Cup victory, they will get to share their celebration with the fans later this week. On Tuesday morning, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced that the Blackhawks victory parade would be held on Friday, June 28.
The start time and official route for the parade have not yet been announced, but the details should follow shortly.
In the statement announcing the date of the parade, Emanuel offered up his congratulations to the Blackhawks:
“The City of Chicago is thrilled to congratulate our own Chicago Blackhawks on their hard-fought victory, once again bringing the Stanley Cup back to their sweet home Chicago. Our best wishes go out to the Bruins and the city of Boston for a well-played series. In the past few months, the people of Boston have showed how they can pull together and the Bruins have represented that same spirit, demonstrating what makes Boston a truly world-class city. Our congratulations go out to Rocky Wirtz, Coach Joel Quenneville, the incredible Blackhawks players, and the whole Blackhawks family for their dedication and determination to make Chicago a championship city once again. The City of Big Shoulders stood shoulder to shoulder with the Blackhawks all season and we are all looking forward to welcoming them home as champions.”
We will continue to update you with more information for the championship parade as it becomes available.
If this celebration is going to be anything like Chicago witnessed in 2010, you can expect an incredible scene.
[H/T: NBC Chicago]