Avalanche Parade and Rally Service Disruption 6/30

Avalanche 2022 Parade Route

The Colorado Avalanche Championship Celebration will be held on Thursday, June 30 in downtown Denver. Events include a parade through downtown and a rally at Civic Center Park, both of which are free and open to the public.

RTD is committed to ensuring fans can get to and from the events but will have to adapt bus and rail services to accommodate the parade route and rally.

  • Affected bus routes will detour beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Routes include the 0, 1, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 15L, 16, 19, 20, 28, 32, 38, 43, 44, 48, 52 and 83L.
  • The L Line will be suspended beginning at 9 a.m.
  • D and H lines will terminate at Theatre District•Convention Center Station beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Civic Center Station will close to bus traffic no later than 10 a.m., and the bus turnaround remains closed due to construction. The RTD Sales Outlet located in Civic Center Station will remain open.
  • Free MallRide will be suspended beginning at 8 a.m. per the parade taking place on 17th St where MallRide vehicles have been operating due to construction on the 16th Street Mall.

Services will return to regular schedules as soon as possible, depending on when crowds clear and streets reopen after the events.

A fourth train car will be added to D and E Line trains to increase capacity.

Here are some helpful tips for taking RTD to and from the celebrations:

  • Plan ahead and prepare for large crowds, understanding many bus and rail services will be temporarily suspended or detoured.
  • Check the RTD website before you travel to view schedules.
  • Download the RTD Mobile Tickets App for easy, convenient fare purchase and storage. Customers can also purchase RTD tickets in the Uber, Lyft and Transit apps.
  • Use RTD’s Trip Planner and Next Ride apps to help you plan and navigate your trip in real time.
  • For the latest details about service detours or disruptions, sign up for Service Alerts and follow RTD on Twitter @RideRTD. For additional route and schedule information please call RTD’s Customer Care division at 303.299.6000. Agents are available 6 a.m.-8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
  • Download the Transit Watch app to report any safety or security concerns to RTD Transit Police.
  • Consider purchasing a Day Pass on so you can take unlimited rides to and from the events.

To learn more about the parade and rally, visit coloradoavalanche.com/celebration.