By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Sources: Los Angeles Rams and National Football Conference (Information):
Pictures: Los Angeles Rams, National Football Conference and SoFi Stadium (Courtesy):
Los Angeles, California: The Los Angeles Rams will be having a championship parade and rally on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 celebrating winning Super Bowl 56 championship football game.
The Los Angeles Rams won Super Bowl 56 championship football game on Sunday, February 13th, 2022 inside SoFi Stadium 23 to 20 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
According to Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff, the championship parade will start at 11:00 a.m. PT outside the Shrine Auditorium located at 665 West Jefferson Boulevard.
The championship parade will go eastbound along Jefferson Boulevard to Figueroa Street, turn right and go southbound along Figueroa Street to Exposition Park Drive, then turned right and go westbound along Exposition Park Drive before finally ending at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum located at 3911 Figueroa Street.
According to Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff, a championship rally will be held at the end of the victory parade in the peristyle-end plaza area outside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum starting at 12:00 p.m. PT.
There will be Los Angeles Rams players and coaches, plus the cheerleaders and mascot Rampage, will all be on hand for the championship parade and rally along with on-stage entertainment at the championship rally.
Both the championship parade and rally are free, open to the public events and space will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The championship parade for the Los Angeles Rams will be the first in the City of Los Angeles since the COVID-19 pandemic started which fans didn’t get to have victory parades celebrating the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Dodgers championship wins because of COVID-19 pandemic concerns.
Officials from the City of Los Angeles say they are expecting anywhere from 20,000 to 100,000 people to attend the championship parade and rally.
As with the Super Bowl 56 at SoFi Stadium there will be some COVID-19 measures will be in place at the championship rally.
Telling members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said that fans who attend Wednesday’s rally at the coliseum will not be required to wear them, but they will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
Attendees to the championship rally will be required to show one of the following: proof of full vaccination; a negative antigen test within the past 24 hours; or a negative PCR test within the past 48 hours.
The decision coincides with the State of California lifting its indoor mask-wearing requirement for fully vaccinated residents.
The public is advised that there will be street closures in the area along the championship parade and rally area, and people should use caution and have lots of patience getting to and from the championship parade and rally.
Streets as well as some on ramps and off ramps will be closed to vehicle traffic in the area of the championship parade and rally from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT.
*** Closures: ***
- Figueroa Street between Adams Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
- Jefferson Boulevard between Vermont Avenue and Grand Avenue
- Exposition Blvd between Vermont Avenue and Flower Street
- The following freeway off-ramp closures will also be in effect
- Interstate 110 south off-ramp at Exposition Boulevard
- Interstate 110 Express Lane on- and off-ramps at 39th Street
On-site parking will be extremely limited, but will be available in parking structures located at 3453 South Grand Avenue and 3709 Flower Street.
Because of street closures, attendees who planned to park in the Flower Street structure should arrive early.
Parking at the California Science Center will not be available
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is strongly encouraged attendees to use public transportation to reach the championship parade and rally areas.
According to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Metro E Line train has two nearby stations along the parade route at Jefferson/USC and Expo Park/USC, and the J Line Express Bus’ 37th St/USC station is a short 5-minute walk to Figueroa Street as well.
*** More information regarding public transportation to reach the championship parade and rally can be found on the Metro’s The Source website: ***
The Los Angeles Rams Championship Parade and Rally will be broadcast live on television including on local stations in the Los Angeles, California viewing area and on the NFL Network, as well as online including on social media platforms.
The links to those championship parade and rally online live broadcasts will be posted soon at ZachNews.
Congratulation to the Los Angeles Rams for winning Super Bowl 56 championship football game, and everybody have fun and enjoy respectfully and responsibly the Los Angeles Rams Championship Parade and Rally.