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Allston Brighton Parade, Jimmy Fund Walk, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, Other Events

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Traffic Advisory for Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, 2019

Special events taking place on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, will require street closures and temporary parking restrictions.  People coming into Boston to attend are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at http://bluebikes.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.mbta.com.  For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.  Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.

 

Saturday, September 21

The Phantom Gourmet Food Festival will require the following streets to be closed to traffic from approximately 3 AM to 7:30 PM.

  • Lansdowne Street, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
  • Ipswich Street, Charlesgate East to Van Ness Street

The following parking restrictions will also be in effect.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Ipswich Street, both sides, 1249 Boylston Street to Charlesgate East; and, north side, Charlesgate East to Boylston Street at Hemenway Street

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday and Sunday”

  • Lansdowne Street, both sides, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

Dorchester Bike and Brew will require the following street to be closed to through traffic from approximately 3 PM to 10 PM.

  • Talbot Avenue, Dorchester Avenue to Welles Avenue

The following parking restrictions will also be in effect.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Saturday”

  • Talbot Avenue, both sides, Dorchester Avenue to Argyle Street
  • Welles Avenue, both sides, Talbot Avenue to Wainwright Street

 

Sunday, September 22

The Allston Brighton Parade, the Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk and the Allston Village Street Fair will take place in Allston/Brighton.

  • The Allston Brighton Parade formation will take place on Brighton Avenue outbound from Chester Street to Harvard Avenue.  The parade will begin at 1 PM and will proceed along Brighton Avenue, to Union Square, to Cambridge Street, to Brighton Center, along Washington Street, into Oak Square.
  • The Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk will begin at 12 PM at #181 Brighton Avenue and proceed along the parade route, make a U turn on Washington Street at Fairbanks Street, and return along the parade route to finish at #181 Brighton Avenue.

The parade route will be closed to traffic from approximately 12 Noon to 4 PM.

The following streets will be closed to traffic from 6 AM to 8 PM for the Allston Village Street Fair.

  • Harvard Avenue, Allston, between Cambridge Street and Brighton Avenue
  • Farrington Street, Allston, between Harvard Avenue and Highgate Street
  • Gardner Street, between Harvard Avenue and Linden Street
  • Harvard Terrace, from Harvard Avenue to its end

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows for these events.

  • Brighton Avenue, north side outbound roadway, Chester Street to Harvard Avenue; and north side, outbound roadway, Harvard Avenue to Cambridge Street
  • Faneuil Street, park side, opposite Adair Street to opposite #365 Faneuil Street
  • Cambridge Street, both sides, Brighton Avenue to Washington Street
  • Washington Street, both sides, Cambridge Street to Oak Street
  • Harvard Avenue, both sides, Cambridge Street to Brighton Avenue
  • Harvard Terrace, both sides, Harvard Avenue to the Dead End
  • Farrington Street, both sides, Harvard Avenue to Highgate Street
  • Gardner Street, both sides, Harvard Avenue to Linden Street

The Jimmy Fund Walk will require the following street to be closed to traffic from approximately 5 AM to 8 PM.

  • Dartmouth Street, Saint James Avenue to Boylston Street.

In addition, traffic delays should be expected along the following two walk routes.

  • The Jimmy Fund Walk will begin at 9 AM: Enters the City of Boston at Boston College, Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Chestnut Hill Avenue, left onto Beacon Street, through the Town of Brookline, continuing on Beacon Street, to Kenmore Square, right onto Commonwealth Avenue, right onto Hereford Street, left onto Boylston Street, ending at Copley Square.
  • The Patients Walk will begin at 1:30 PM: Longwood Avenue, across Brookline Avenue and the Riverway, right to Kent Street, Beacon Street, through Kenmore Square, to Commonwealth Avenue, right to Hereford Street, left to Boylston Street, finishing at the Copley Square Park.

The following parking restrictions will also be in effect.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Beacon Street, inbound, Munson Street to opposite #712 Beacon Street
  • Boylston Street, both sides, Dartmouth Street to Clarendon Street
  • Blagden Street, both sides, Dartmouth Street to Exeter Street
  • Brookline Avenue, even side, Deaconess Road toward Francis Street, including the loading zone and the first four metered parking spaces
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Saint James Avenue
  • Trinity Place, both sides, Stuart Street to Saint James Avenue
  • Saint James Avenue, both sides, Berkeley Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Cleveland Circle, Chestnut Hill Avenue, Cassidy Playground parking area meters

The WKLB Country 102.5 Street Party will require the following streets to be closed to traffic from 6 AM to 11 PM.

  • Lansdown Street, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

The following parking restrictions will also be in effect.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday and Sunday”

  • Lansdowne Street, both sides, Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

The Beacon Hill Fall Fest will require the following street to be closed to vehicles from 10 AM to 5 PM.

  • Mount Vernon Street, Charles Street to Brimmer Street

Open Charles Street will require the following street to be closed to vehicles from 11 AM to 5 PM.

  • Charles Street, Charles Circle/Cambridge Street to Chestnut Street

The following parking restrictions will also be in effect for these events.

“Tow Zone No Stopping Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM”

  • Mount Vernon Street, both sides, Charles Street to Brimmer Street
  • River Street, both sides, Mount Vernon Street to Lime Street
  • Charles Street, both sides, Charles Circle/Cambridge Street to Beacon Street