Blackhawks parade will be Thursday with rally at Soldier Field

Fans can start purchasing tickets at noon Wednesday to attend the rally.

The Chicago Blackhawks parade will be at 10 a.m. Thursday followed by a rally at Soldier Field, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday.

"The City of Chicago is so proud of the Blackhawks, which is why we are going to throw them a celebration that only Chicago can throw - a celebration worthy of a dynasty," said Mayor Emanuel.

The parade will start at Jefferson Street and run along Monroe Street, then make its way through Michigan Avenue. Tickets are needed for the rally, which will be free. Tickets can be purchased Wednesday at noon at There is a limit to four tickets per person.

Here is a graphic of the route.

The 2013 rally was held at Grant Park, where 3 million turned out in the hot summer sun. In 2010, the city held the rally downtown.

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