When: Noon Saturday
Parade: The parade will start at 18th and Market streets and will end at North Broadway and Market Street.
Celebration: Arch grounds open at 6 a.m. Enter the Arch grounds through three security points — two in Luther Ely Smith Square at Fourth and Market streets; and one at the north end of the Arch grounds.
Weather: Events will take place rain or shine. Rain is forecast, mostly in the morning.
Refreshments: Concession stands on the Arch grounds will sell soda, water and beer (cash only). Soft-sided coolers with sealed nonalcoholic beverages will be allowed on the Arch grounds. No glass.
Travel advice: Arrive early. Anyone heading downtown is encouraged to use MetroLink or Metro buses.
These ramps are closed: Eastbound Interstate 44/northbound Interstate 55 to Walnut Street; and westbound Poplar Street Bridge to eastbound I-44 and Walnut Street.
Starting at 5 a.m. Saturday until after the parade, Market Street will be closed from 18th to Memorial Drive, along with all north-south streets that feed into Market. Those north-south roads will be closed one block north of Market and one block south of Market. Also closed will be Clark Avenue from Tucker Boulevard to 18th.
If you skip it: The parade and rally will be televised live on FOX Sports Midwest and streamed live on FOX Sports GO. Coverage will include play-by-play announcer John Kelly, Hall-of-Famer Bernie Federko, TV analyst Darren Pang, Blues Live host Scott Warmann, former Blues defenseman Jamie Rivers and reporters Erica Weston and Andy Strickland. The parade will re-air Sunday at 8 p.m. on FOX Sports Midwest.
KTVI (Channel 2), KMOV (Channel 4) and KSDK (Channel 5) also plan to carry the festivities as do radio stations KMOX (1120 AM) and WXOS (101.1 FM).