ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- The Blues are back in St. Louis with a chance to win their first ever Stanley Cup on Sunday night.
Ahead of both game, there will be a celebration downtown in St. Louis on Market Street between Tucker and 14th Streets with food, drinks and music from DJ. A similar party with performances from Gary Clark Jr. and Kennedy Holmes was held before Games 3 and 4.
However, the NHL has released their rules for attendees, and the list of restricted items is substantial.
Here’s everything you need to know if you want to attend the celebration:
There are three gates guests can enter from
- 14th Street and Market
- 13th Street and Pine
- 13th Street and Chestnut
All purses and bags will be searched upon entry, but to save you some time, here’s a list of restricted items:
Guests can NOT bring:
- Pets (other than service animals)
- Open containers
- Controlled substances
- No hard coolers
- Bags larger than 14” X 14” X 6”
Guests CAN bring
- Soft coolers
- Food and drinks, but they must comply with the rules above
- Water and soda as long as it’s factory sealed (no larger than 2 liters)
- Folding lawn chairs
- Strollers and wagons
"We have a detail that is planned that includes members of the highway patrol as well as St. Louis County as well as our own detail. So we'll have plenty of officer visibility presence and we're looking forward to a good time," said St. Louis Police Chief Hayden.
Severe Weather Plan
The NHL, Blues, police and firefighters will consult with the National Weather Service to determine what to do if the weather is unfavorable.
Officials said, once that call is made, messages on the big screens outdoor will be displayed telling everyone to leave and take shelter. The call to cancel will also be posted on the NHL and STL Blues twitter accounts.
Attendees will be asked to vacate the area using four exits and asked to seek shelter or return to their cars.
Again, guests CANNOT bring umbrellas into the watch party.
Uber/Lyft pickup and drop-off is at 13th Street and Olive. Guests can enter at 13th and Pine.
Taxi pickup and drop-off is 14th Street between Spruce and the eastbound I-64 exit.
Parking can be found by going to GetAroundSTL.com
MetroLink usage is expected to spike, and Metro will have extra security personnel throughout the system to assist passengers.
Beginning Saturday, the following roads will be closed:
Market Street between Tucker and 14th
Chestnut between Tucker and 15th
13th Street between Pine and Market
Kauffman Park and Poelker Park
The closures will remain in effect until Game 6 is over.
Additionally, two westbound lanes of Clark between 14th Street and 15th Street are closed.
Those who wish to visit STL Authentics for Blues apparel can park on Clark Street west of the parking cutout on the street.
All lanes of 14th between Clark and Market will be closed on Sunday.
Driving will be restricted to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane.