The Boston Red Sox defeated the L.A. Dodgers four games to one to become World Series Champions! In celebration, the City of Boston will host a victory parade on Wednesday, October 31, beginning at 11 a.m. at Fenway Park.

Red Sox players, managers, coaches and staff will ride the famous Boston duck boats through the heart of the city where the streets will be lined with fans. The parade will begin on Lansdowne Street, travel down Ipswich Street, and make a left on Boylston Street. From there, this rolling rally will continue onto Tremont Street, then Cambridge Street and finally make a right onto Staniford Street, where the parade will end.
The black line above shows the parade route. The red line indicates parking restrictions. As you can see, there will be many traffic and parking bans in effect. Fans attending the parade are strongly encouraged to leave their vehicles at home. The MBTA will be providing extra service and the commuter rail trains will have additional coach cars. Learn more about schedules at mbta.com.

Red Sox World Series parade 2013. Photo by Amanda Stoll.

If you typically park your car near the parade route, check the following restrictions to be sure you don’t get towed:

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No parking effective 12 a.m. Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday

  • 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)

No parking effective 12 a.m. Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday

  • Brookline Avenue – Both sides, from Park Drive to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Dalton Street – Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston 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
  • Exeter Street – Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Clarendon Street – Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Berkeley Street – Both sides, from Saint James Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Providence Street – Both sides, from Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
  • Arlington Street – Both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Charles Street South – Both sides, from Park Plaza to Boylston 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
  • Bromfield Street – Both sides, from Washington Street to Tremont Street
  • Cambridge Street – Both sides, from Tremont Street to Blossom Street
  • Beacon Street – Both sides, from Somerset Street to Tremont 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 Tremont Street to Cambridge Street
  • New Chardon Street – Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street (Congress 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

If you’re going to the parade, be safe and have a great time! If you’re choosing to avoid the area, several local news stations will be streaming the parade live. Read more from the city at boston.gov/news/red-sox-world-series-victory-parade.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. The route said right on New Sudbury Street, not Staniford Street, only parking is banned on Staniford. The Patriots and Sox parades have never went down Staniford. New Sudbury Street to my understanding is where it ends.

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