Michigan national championship parade route: Date, time, locations and more

2024 CFP National Championship - Michigan v Washington
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The Michigan Wolverines are national champions for the first time in more than 25 years. It's been a long road for Jim Harbaugh at the helm of his alma mater, including most considering him to be on the hot seat after a disastrous 2020 season amid the COVID-shortened schedule. But since then, it's been a steady climb -- and now they're at the mountaintop.

Sure, there are questions about Michigan going into the 2024 college football season, but those are questions for another day. Now, it's about celebrating in Ann Arbor. And you know that fans are pining to get out and party with Harbaugh, J.J. McCarthy, Blake Corum, and the rest of this Wolverines team during the Michigan championship parade.

So when will the party start and what do fans need to know about the Michigan championship parade? Here's everything we know about the forthcoming title celebration.

Michigan championship parade: Date, time, route and what to know

On Wednesday, the official details of the parade were announced and Michigan's championship parade will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Ann Arbor, beginning at 4 p.m. local time.

The university announced on Wednesday the details of the route as well. The parade will begin on campus at the university's President's House, make its way through the Michigan campus, and will ultimately come to its conclusion at Schembechler Hall, which isthe football program's athletic training facility.

But wait, it won't stop there! After the parade, the Champions Circle Collective of boosters for the Wolverines will host another celebration inside the Crisler Center, Michigan's basketball arena. In a stroke of genius, this will be a ticketed event with entry costing $60 to sit in the lower bowl and $30 to sit in the upper bowl. All of the money made will be directly put into the Collective's funds, which will be used to support NIL for student athletes. Tickets for the event will go on sale at 9 a.m. local time on Thursday, Jan. 11.

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