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Red Sox World Series victory parade

The City of Boston will host a parade on Wednesday, October 31, at 11 a.m. to celebrate the Red Sox' World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The parade starts at Fenway Park. The parade route will:

  1. start on Lansdowne Street
  2. take a right onto Ipswich Street
  3. left onto Boylston Street
  4. left onto Tremont Street, continuing onto Cambridge Street, and
  5. right onto Staniford Street, where the parade will end.

The parade route will be closed to traffic starting as early as 5 a.m. on Wednesday. If you park near the parade route, please make sure to check the posted street signs. You can learn more about parking and traffic restrictions below.

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    The parking and traffic information listed on this page may change at the discretion of the Boston Police.

  • Street closures

    The Red Sox parade route will close to traffic starting as early as 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Streets in the Fenway area will also begin closing at that time. The other streets listed below are expected to close to traffic between 7 - 9 a.m.

    Aside from the parade route, the following streets will be closed to traffic:

    Mass Avenue and Boylston Street

    No traffic on Boylston Street inbound

    Belvidere Street and Dalton Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Hereford Street and Boylston Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Ring Road and Huntington Avenue

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Boylston Street at Shaws Market

    No access to Boylston Street, direct to Ring Road; no traffic to Boylston Street inbound

    Boylston Street and Ring Road

    No Traffic on Boylston Street

    St. James Avenue and Dartmouth Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    St. James Avenue and Berkeley Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Newbury Street, from Arlington Street to Gloucester Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Commonwealth Avenue

    inbound at Berkeley Street 

    Brookline Avenue and Park Drive

    No traffic to Fenway Park

    Brooline Avenue and Beacon Street

    No traffic to Fenway Park

    Brookline Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue

    No traffic to Fenway Park

    Brookline Avenue and Newbury Street Extension

    No traffic to Fenway Park

    1380 Boylston Street and Park Drive

    No traffic to Fenway Park

    Washington street at Avenue de Lafayette

    No traffic on Washington Street toward Downtown Crossing

    Washington Street and Avery Street

    No thru traffic toward Tremont Street

    Chauncey Street and Avenue de Lafayette

    No traffic to Washington Street

    Washington Street and Water Street

    No traffic to Court Street

    Washington Street and Court Street

    No traffic to Tremont Street

    Congress Street and State Street

    No traffic to Cambridge Street

    New Chardon Street and Congress Street

    No traffic to Cambridge Street

    Merrimac Street and Congress Street

    No traffic to Cambridge Street

    Merrimac Street and Staniford Street

    No traffic on Staniford Street toward Cambridge Street

    Beacon Street and Charles Street

    No traffic on Beacon Street toward the State House

    Beacon Street and Joy Street

    No traffic toward the State House

    Beacon Street and Park Street

    No traffic to Tremont Street and no traffic to Somerset Street

    Bowdoin Street and Derne Street

    No traffic to Cambridge Street

    Joy Street and Myrtle Street

    No traffic to Cambridge Street

    Boylston Street and Haddashah Way

    No traffic on Boylston Street

    Stuart Street and South Charles Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Park Plaza and South Charles Street

    No traffic to Boylston Street

    Stuart Street and Tremont Street

    No traffic to South Charles Street

    Tuesday and Wednesday Parking restrictions

    The parking restrictions below will start on Tuesday and last until the end of day Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. You can't park at the following locations:

    Lansdowne Street

    Both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street

    Van Ness Street

    Both sides, from Ipswich Street to Kilmarnock Street

    Jersey Street

    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Brookline Avenue

    Ipswich Street

    Both sides, from Charlesgate East heading towards Fenway Park to Boylston Street (near CVS)

    Wednesday parking restrictions

    The parking restrictions below will start at 12 a.m. on Wednesday and last throughout the day, until 11:59 p.m. You can't park at the following locations:

    Brookline Avenue

    Both sides, from Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue

    Dalton Street

    Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

    Hereford Street

    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

    Gloucester Street

    Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

    Boylston Street

    Both sides, from Park Drive to Ipswich Street
    Both sides, from the Fenway (DCR) to Tremont Street

    Fairfield Street

    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

    Exeter Street

    Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street

    Clarendon Street

    Both sides, from Newbury Street to Saint James Avenue

    Berkeley Street

    Both sides, from Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street

    Providence Street

    Both sides, from Arlington Street to Berkeley Street

    Arlington Street

    Both sides, from Newbury Street to Saint James Avenue

    Charles Street South

    Both sides, from Park Plaza to Boylston Street

    Charles Street

    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street

    Kneeland Street

    North side, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

    Tremont Street

    Both sides, from Boylston Street to Cambridge Street

    West Street

    Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

    Temple Place

    Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

    Hawley Street

    Both sides, from Franklin Street to Summer Street

    Bromfield Street

    Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street

    Park Street

    Both sides, from Tremont Street to Beacon Street

    Cambridge Street

    Both sides, from Tremont Street to Blossom Street

    Beacon Street

    Both sides, from Somerset Street to Tremont Street

    School Street

    Both sides, from Tremont Street to Province Street

    New Sudbury Street

    Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street

    Congress Street

    Both sides, from New Sudbury Street to State Street

    State Street

    Both sides, from Congress Street to Court Street

    COURT STREET

    Both sides, from Washington Street to Cambridge Street

    Somerset Street

    Both sides, from Ashburton Place to Cambridge Street

    New Chardon Street

    Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street (Congress Street)

    Bowdoin Street

    Both sides, from Dern Street to Cambridge Street

    Staniford Street

    Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street

    Plympton Street

    Both sides, from Albany Street to Harrison Avenue

    East Dedham Street

    Both sides, from Harrison Avenue to Albany Street

    Columbus Avenue

    Both sides, from Melnea Cass Boulevard to Douglas Park

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    Victory Parade map

    View the Red Sox parade route and parking restrictions.
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    Public transportation

    We encourage fans to travel by public transportation to see the parade. To learn more about schedules and bus route diversions, please visit the MBTA's website:

    MBTA information

    • The MBTA is adding extra service for Red Sox fans. The commuter rail will have additional coach cars on many of its lines. The MBTA will also have extra employees at major stations. They can help you buy tickets, as well as provide directions and schedule information.
    • Passengers are asked to leave backpacks, coolers, strollers and other large items at home.
    • If you want to park at an MBTA lot, consider parking at one of the lots that have the most capacity on weekdays. You can learn more about parking lot locations and rates on the MBTA's parking website.

    Accessibility

    The City has set up two accessible viewing areas for people with disabilities:

    1. Copley Square at the corner of Boylston Street and Clarendon Street by Trinity Church
    2. City Hall Plaza adjacent to the Government Center MBTA stop

    Please arrive early and check-in with event staff. We encourage anyone attending to take the MBTA.

    C​ontact the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities with questions at disability@boston.gov or 617-635-3682.

    Watch: Red Sox parade press conference
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