BPD Traffic Advisory: Saint Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 18, 2018

2018 St Patrick's Day Parade Route

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, as well as the South Boston Boys and Girls Club Road Race, will be held in South Boston on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The parade and road race will result in street closures and traffic detours in South Boston and reduce on-street parking availability. Those coming into South Boston for the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Blue Bikes, the regional bike share system, may be found at www.thehubway.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.

The parade will take place beginning at 1:00 PM on West Broadway at the Broadway MBTA Station and ending on East Broadway at Farragut Road.  Broadway will be closed to traffic from approximately 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The road race will begin at 11:00 AM on West Sixth Street at the Boys and Girls Club and will end at noon. Traffic will be delayed along the route as runners make their way to the finish line.  The route will be from West Sixth Street to Dorchester Street, right onto East Broadway, down and around the Farragut Statue at Day Boulevard, to East Broadway, right onto West Broadway, left onto E Street, left onto West Sixth Street, ending at the Boys and Girls Club at #230 West Sixth Street.

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

•    West Broadway, both sides, from Dorchester Avenue to Dorchester Street
•    East Broadway, both sides, from Dorchester Street to Farragut Road
•    Farragut Road, both sides, from Columbia Road to East First Street

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

•    Dorchester Avenue, both sides, from Gillette Park to Old Colony Avenue (Staging Area)
•    East First Street, both sides, from Farragut Road to O Street
•    West Sixth Street, both sides, from F Street to Dorchester Street
•    F Street, Boys and Girls Club side, from West Sixth Street to Bowen Street