What to know before heading to Downtown Rodeo Parade, Rodeo Run

Published On: Feb 28 2014 09:51:12 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 28 2014 06:20:18 PM CST

February 28, 2014: Thousands are expected to line the streets for this year’s ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run and the Downtown Rodeo Parade. Jennifer Reyna reports.

HOUSTON -

Thousands are expected to line the streets for this year’s ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run and the Downtown Rodeo Parade.

The celebrations of western heritage are set for Saturday, March 1 in downtown Houston.

The wheelchair race begins at 9:10 a.m., followed by the 10K race at 9:20 a.m. and the 5K fun run/walk at 9:45 a.m. Learn more here.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Bagby and Walker streets.

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo provided a map of the parade route.

  • Begins at Bagby and Walker streets
  • Walker Street to Travis Street, right on Travis
  • Travis to Bell Street, right on Bell
  • Bell to Louisiana Street, right on Louisiana
  • Louisiana to Lamar Street, left on Lamar
  • Ends at Lamar and Bagby

During the parade, all of the streets along parade route will close at 8:30 a.m.

Several other streets in downtown Houston will be affected by the parade and the run, including Allen Parkway, Clay Street, Dallas Street, Memorial Drive, and Waugh Drive. Click here to view all of the street closures.

For more information about this year’s parade, including parking directions and viewing tips, visit the HLSR’s website.

If you're heading to either event, be sure to share your photos with Local 2 by using #Ready2Rodeo on Twitter and Instagram or by emailing them to hotshots@click2houston.com.

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