5:24 p.m. ET: And that's a wrap
Astros owner Jim Crane, manager A.J. Hinch, World Series MVP George Springer, and teammates Dallas Keuchel and Josh Reddick addressed the fans, who turned out in droves to cheer for the champions.
Astros introduced at WS parade
Correa, Altuve, Springer greeted by fans at parade
Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and George Springer receive a huge ovation from the fans in Houston as the Astros celebrate their first title
5:11 p.m. ET: It's officially "Astros Day"
Mayor Sylvester Turner declared Nov. 3, 2017, as "Houston Astros Day" in the city of Houston, and Gov. Greg Abbott did the same for the state of Texas.
Crane on World Series run
Crane speaks to fans about Astros' World Series climb
Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane speaks to the fans of Houston in celebration of the team's 2017 World Series win
Celebrate with the best moments from the Astros' victory parade
4:49 p.m. ET: Champs take the stage
The massive crowd outside City Hall erupted into cheers when the players arrived, after Orbit fired up the fans with a giant "World Series champions" flag as chants of "Let's go, Astros" broke out.
4:06 p.m. ET: Astros approaching final stage of parade
When the firetrucks arrive at City Hall, the World Series champions will take the stage in front of the throngs of fans packing the surrounding area.
3:43 p.m. ET: Magical ride to continue
Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa will be honored Saturday with a victory parade down Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom Park at Disney World.
3:29 p.m. ET: Astros past and present
Reddick (wearing his title belt and giant orange hat) and Jake Marisnick are on the move, as were Hall of Famers Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.
3:16 p.m. ET: Precious cargo
With an assist from the Houston Fire Department, the Commissioner's Trophy is being trucked into downtown Houston, along with the World Series champions.
2:46 p.m. ET: Houston showing Astros love
Fans were lining the streets, even into parking garages, to welcome the World Series champions as start time for the parade approached.
2:23 p.m. ET: Top dog
Even Houston's finest K-9 was showing Astros pride.
1:28 p.m. ET: Seeing orange
The fans are catching the eyes of the Astros' players as they gather for the start of the parade.
12:26 p.m. ET: H-Town is hopping
Horns are honking everywhere as the fans clearly are amped with anticipation to greet their champs.
11:56 a.m. ET: What do you say, Joe?
Natalie Guerrero, who has been here since 8:30 a.m. CT, has a very important question for Astros right-hander Joe Musgrove.
11:39 a.m. ET: Early to rise
Fans hit the streets well before the parade started to celebrate a championship 56 seasons in the making.