Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment will be hosting the Raptors official championship parade and rally in downtown Toronto today. The city has been preparing for large crowds along the parade route for the past few days.
.@Raptors championship parade today at 10 am! Road closures in effect:
• Bay Street closed between Dundas and Richmond
• Queen Street West closed between Yonge and University
• Chestnut and Elizabeth closed
• Armoury Street – restricted access@311Toronto @JohnTory pic.twitter.com/QHzDTSwMAD
— City of Toronto (@cityoftoronto) June 17, 2019
Some fans camped out in Nathan Phillips Square yesterday morning to get a good spot for the festivities.
— Amanda Grant (@amandamgrant) June 17, 2019
Safe and sound at the CNE Grounds……
— TPS Motor Squad (@TPSMotorSquad) June 17, 2019
Toronto Mayor John Tory also declared June 17th “We The North Day” in the city.
— John Tory (@JohnTory) June 17, 2019