Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Parade: Date, Start Time, Location & Details

The Washington Capitals Stanley Cup parade takes place Tuesday, June 12 in the nation’s capital. More than 100,000 fans are expected to be in attendance as the Alex Ovechkin and company celebrate the first Stanley Cup in franchise history. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. ET before a rally is held at the National Mall.
With a perfect forecast, city officials are expecting a huge turnout that could even exceed the 100,000 projected fans.
Fans are expected to begin lining up before dawn, so if you want a close view of the parade route you will have to get out of bed early and suit up in your best Caps gear for the big celebratory day.
All of the information you need for the parade can be seen below.


Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Parade Route

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The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Constitution Avenue and 17th Street NW. It will continue along Constitution Avenue to 7th Street NW, before turning right and coming to an end with a rally at 7th Street NW and the National Mall.
Here is a hi-res map of the Stanley Cup Parade route.


Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Parade Details

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 11 AM EST
Location:  Washington, D.C.
Important Details: The parade will go along Constitution Avenue before ending at the National Mall.


Street Closures: The following streets will be closed from 9:30 a.m. through 3 p.m.

  • Inbound 14th Street Bridge Main Line – all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Inbound 14th Street Bridge HOV – all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Northbound 12th Street Tunnel – all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Eastbound Theodore Roosevelt Bridge – all traffic will be directed toward E Street Expressway/Potomac River Freeway
  • Southbound 9th Street Tunnel
  • Constitution Avenue, NW from 6th Street to 23rd Street, NW
  • 9th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to I-395
  • 10th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 12th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 14th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 15th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 17th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 18th Street from New York Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 19th Street from Virginia Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 20th Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 21st Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 22nd Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 23rd Street from Virginia Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Virginia Avenue, NW from 18th Street to 19th Street, NW
  • Madison Drive from 4th to 15th Streets, NW
  • Jefferson Drive from 14th to 4th Streets, SW
  • Henry Bacon Drive, SW from Lincoln Memorial Circle to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Parkway Drive, SW from Independence Avenue, to Lincoln Memorial Circle
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