The World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s National Team will be celebrated by New York City with a victory parade this morning. The ticker tape parade up the Canyon of Heroes, the site of Olympic team celebrations and other championship parades, will commemorate the team’s fourth World Cup title since 1991. •LIVE STREAM
… The parade will take place at 6:30 AM our time, followed by an event at City Hall Plaza at 10:30 AM ET.
… The most recent New York City ticker tape parade celebrated the women’s World Cup victory in 2015. The cost of that parade was about $2 million, of that $450,000 in private donations.
… Where does the confetti come from? Confetti comes from a number of sources — residential buildings and businesses along on the route purchase it, residents provide their own. There is no single source of paper.
… The 2015 parade produced 29.6 tons of waste.