TAMPA, Florida – The city of Tampa celebrates the Stanley Cup champions with a boat parade and fan rally on Wednesday.
The team will return to Tampa Tuesday night and head to the AMALIE Arena to party with family and VIPs.
According to a Tampa Bay Lightning press release, the boat parade will be at 5 p.m. The parade route runs along the Hillsborough River and fans can set up the City of Tampa Riverwalk.
Stanley Cup Championship celebration
- Tuesday, 5 p.m. | Team arrives home in Tampa
- Tuesday, 7 p.m. | Private team celebration at Amalie’s – See the live coverage here
- Wednesday, 5 p.m. | Boat parade along the Tampa Riverwalk
- Wednesday, 7.30 p.m. | Stanley Cup Fan Celebration at Raymond James
Fans are encouraged by the team to distance themselves socially during the celebrations and to wear masks during the celebrations.
Shortly after the boat parade, a fan rally for Bolts fans with tickets will take place in the Raymond James Stadium.
Parking for the event is free and opens to the public at 5:30 PM. The doors to the Bucs’ house open at 6:30 p.m. and the rally starts around 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the rally were free but were gone quickly on Tuesday.
Social distancing guidelines are required for the event.