TAMPA, Fla. — Who says lightning doesn't strike in the same place twice? Because here in Tampa Bay it does.

What You Need To Know

  • Boat parade honored Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning

  • The Bolts clinched the Cup Wednesday, beating the Montreal Canadiens

  • BELOW: Monday's parade schedule, road closures from Tampa Police

  • ALSO: Watch live on Spectrum News app

The Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup win over the Montreal Canadiens was celebrated Monday in downtown Tampa.

The celebrations continued with the now-traditional boat parade along the Tampa Riverwalk.

The boats docked at Ricks on the River. Fans had a great time, but weather cut short the festivities in the afternoon.

Boat Parade

Tampa Riverwalk

Monday, July 12 • 11:00 AM

The boat parade will go through downtown along the Tampa Riverwalk and finishing near Armature Works. Fans are encouraged to spread out on both sides of the river along the full route. No outside boats will be allowed to participate in the parade as fans are invited to watch via land.

Championship Celebration

Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park

Monday, July 12 • 2:00 PM

After the parade there will be a celebration event at Julien B. Lane Riverfront Park honoring the 2021 Stanley Cup Champion team including performances by Vo Williams and Big Boi. No outside coolers or chairs will be allowed. Rideshare, carpooling and public transportation are encouraged.