On Friday, June 10th, Yum! Center doors will open at 11:30 a.m.
Traffic: The city is offering ticket-holders with free parking and shuttle service from the Kentucky Expo Center to the Yum! Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
TARC buses will provide free rides on all routes for passengers with tickets.
Friday’s 9:00 a.m. funeral motorcade of roughly 17 cars, including a hearse carrying Ali’s body, will pass through significant areas to Ali including his boyhood home, the Ali Center, and the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.
Estimated to take more than 90 minutes, the procession will include rolling street closures by police as it passes by. The procession will end at Cave Hill cemetery, which will be closed to the public.
Police provided this route for the procession:
Street closures on Friday:
There will be no passenger pickup allowed in these areas after the event.
No parking will be allowed on these streets:
Taxi cabs will be accessible on Market Street between Second and Third Streets.
Burial: Cave Hill Cemetery will be closed to the public by the police.
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org
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