Giants Victory Parade: Party in SF!

Discussion in 'California' started by NileGuide, Feb 4, 2011.  |  Print Topic

  1. Going to the Giants World Series victory parade this morning? BART has been packed with people coming to town for the festivities since 6am, so its probably a good idea to head down to the Market St. area between Civic Center and Montgomery as soon as you can to stake a spot.

    Brian Wilson and Cody Ross celebrate in the locker room after defeating the Texas Rangers in Game Five to win the World Series. Photograph: John G Mablango/EPA
    The parade follows the same route used by the Giants in the only other ticker tape parade for baseball this city has had, when the Giants moved to San Francisco from New York in 1958. The open top convertibles in that one held Willie Mays, among other legends. Willie will be there today, no doubt, but alongside him will be a new generation of greats.
    Hoping to celebrate tonight with some of those Giants players? Most of the partying types (see Brian Wilson, above) prefer Marina district bars.

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