Clemson Parade: 2019 live There will be a parade in downtown Clemson from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by a celebration inside Memorial Stadium. The parade and celebration will feature players, coaches, administrators, the Tiger Band, cheerleaders, mascots and other invited guests.
You’ll have another chance Saturday to celebrate Clemson winning the college football national championship, as Clemson University and the town of Clemson host a parade for the team.
If you can’t make it to the parade, you can watch it live on WCIV-TV. ABC News 4 will broadcast the parade on TV, our website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Our coverage will begin when the parade starts at 9 a.m.
The parade starts downtown at the intersection of College Avenue and Keith Street, then continues onto Hwy. 93, then to Calhoun Drive and Fort Hill Street before ending at Memorial Stadium.
Players, coaches, school administration, the marching band, cheerleaders, mascots and special invited guests will take part in the parade.
The parade will be followed by a celebration inside the football stadium starting at approximately 10:30 a.m. Coaches, players and others will speak to the crowd during the celebration.
If you plan to attend the parade, Clemson has a clear bag policy for bringing items into the stadium.
For the second time in three years, the Clemson football team will be celebrated with full fanfare at a parade through downtown Clemson and the university’s campus.
The parade will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of College Avenue and Keith Street and then travel toward State 93 in front of Bowman Field. From there, it will take a right onto Calhoun Drive and a right onto Fort Hill Street to end at the east side of Memorial Stadium.
The parade will be followed by a celebration at the stadium, starting at approximately 10:30 a.m. Gates to the stadium will open at 7 a.m. for the free event, which will include speeches from current players and coaches. Members of previous championship teams are expected at the parade.
Dan Hofmann, Clemson’s director of Parking and Transportation Services, said most of the commuter parking lots will be available to the public. They will also be running a shuttle from the C-01 parking lot (off of Perimeter Road) to East Library Circle from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“We typically do not charge for parking for this type of an event,” Hofmann said.
No drones will be allowed in the area of the parade, the Clemson City Police Department said.
In preparation for the parade, College Avenue will be closed between Edgewood Avenue and State 93 starting at 4 a.m. Saturday, police said. The closure will include all side streets in the area at College Avenue, and the entirety of McHugh Street, which runs from College Avenue to Edgewood Avenue in front of First Baptist Church and Fort Hill Presbyterian Church.