Parade Information

The Championship Parade starts at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12. It kicks off on the corner of 3rd Street and Nationwide Boulevard, heading west through the Arena District's main thoroughfare, ending at Field. When the Parade ends, the rally starts on the Plaza. You'll hear from players and coaches and celebrate the Cup with fellow Crew fans. Take a long lunch. Take the day off. Tell your boss you have a meeting. Close the office. Call in sick. Just be there!

Head here for more information and see the map below:


Crew parade route 2023


Put the Crew on Your Car

The Crew put their name on the Cup and you can put the Crew on your car! Get Crew specialty license plates to show your love for the champs and support our mission to bring more sports events to Columbus. Learn more.


Visitor Spending

The MLS Cup is expected to generate $8 million in direct visitor spending for the Columbus economy. Sports Commission President and CEO Linda Logan noted events like these bring people to Columbus for the first time, saying, "What a great way to roll out the red carpet for such a big match and to see our city in such a great light.” Read more on NBC4.


Three Stars

The Columbus Crew are champions of the MLS once again. Crew defeated LAFC to lift the MLS Cup at Field. It's the Crew's second title in four years and third overall. Columbus is one of three MLS clubs to have won the Cup three times or more. Head to for highlights.