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UPDATE: 2:30 p.m.- KMZU’s Andy Campbell was in the middle of the crowd catching all the waves from the hundreds of thousands of dedicated Royals fans who made their way to the streets of downtown KC, creating a crowd of over 600,000 people.
Campbell said the intensity of the fans as well as the pride felt by all was an overwhelming feeling with no way to compare. And of course he was more than excited to see the boys in blue!
A more detailed story will be posted later this evening.
Hundreds of thousands of Royals fans are gathering in downtown Kansas City to celebrate the recently crowned World Champions. A sea of blue has flooded the streets as businesses and schools in the metro area closed for the Royals Celebration.
A representative with DSS said crews have been working tirelessly through the early morning to make sure the parade is ready and looks the part.
City representatives said more than 200 thousand people are expected at this afternoon’s celebration.
KMZU’s own Andy Campbell will be on location during the parade, bringing you periodic updates.