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Boston Celtics Victory Parade and Traffic Advisory

The City of Boston will host a duck boat parade on Friday, June 21, 2024, to celebrate the Celtics winning their 18th NBA Championship.

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Parade Route and Map

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Causeway Street and then follow Staniford Street to Cambridge Street to Tremont Street to Boylston Street, before ending near the Hynes Convention Center.

Download the map (pdf)

Public Transportation

Those attending the parade are strongly encouraged to use public transportation. Riders can find more information on MBTA service, parking, paying fares, and more during Friday’s Celtics Championship Parade on the MBTA's website

The MBTA will have increased subway service and modified Commuter Rail schedules with additional train times before and after the parade. Riders are strongly encouraged to purchase roundtrip fares in advance.

Accessibility

The parade route will include two designated accessible viewing areas - on City Hall Plaza on the Cambridge Street side and outside of the Boston Public Library on Boylston Street.  There is no reserved seating at these viewing areas. 

Bike Share

Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, is another great way to get around the City. Information on passes and station locations may be found on the Bluebikes website.

Parking Restrictions (No Parking)

Parking Restrictions
  • Causeway Street, Both sides from North Washington Street to Merrimac Street
  • Staniford Street, Both sides from Causeway Street to Cambridge Street
  • Cambridge Street, Both sides from Staniford Street to Tremont Street
  • Tremont Street, Both sides from Cambridge Street to Boylston Street
  • Boylston Street, Both sides from Washington Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • Charles Street South, Both sides from Park Plaza to Boylston Street
  • Charles Street, Both sides from Beacon Street to Boylston Street
  • Arlington Street, Both sides from Newbury street to Saint James Avenue
  • Berkeley Street , Both sides from Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Clarendon Street, Both sides from Saint James Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Dartmouth Street, Both sides from Newbury Street to Saint James Avenue
  • Exeter Street, Both sides from Newbury Street to Blagden Street
  • Fairfield Street, Both sides from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Gloucester Street, Both sides from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Hereford Street, Both sides from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Cambria Street, Both sides, from Boylston Street to end at Hynes Center garage 
  • Scotia Street, Both sides, from Saint Cecilia Street to Dalton Street 
  • Saint Cecilia Street, Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Dalton Street, Both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Providence Street, Both sides, from Arlington Street to Berkeley 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
  • Park Street, Both sides, from Tremont Street to Beacon Street
  • Beacon Street, Both sides, from Somerset Street to Tremont Street
  • School Street, Both sides, from Tremont Street to Province 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
  • New Sudbury Street, Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Hawkins 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
  • New Chardon Street, Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street (Congress Street) 
  • Staniford Street, Both sides, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street 
  • Lomasney Way, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Nashua Street 
  • Lancaster Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Merrimac Street 
  • Portland Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Valenti Way 
  • Friend Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Valenti Way 
  • Canal Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Valenti Way 
  • Haverhill Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Valenti Way 
  • Beverly Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to Valenti Way 
  • Medford Street, Both sides, from Causeway Street to North Washington Street 
  • Plympton Street, Both sides, from Albany Street to Harrison Avenue 
  • East Dedham Street, Both sides, from Harrison Avenue to Albany Street 

Public Safety

Please note:
  • Underage and public drinking of alcohol will not be tolerated.
  • Boston Police and Boston EMS will have a large presence along the parade route.
  • The Office of Emergency Management will also have misting tents out to provide cooling relief at City Hall Plaza and the Boston Common, along with cooling towels.
  • Residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertBoston emergency notifications for the latest updates.
Be aware of the heat

While the previously declared heat emergency will have ended by Friday, first responders will be ready to help those feeling adverse effects from the heat. Please remember to stay hydrated and use sunscreen.

Read the public safety update

Watch: Celtics Safety Press Conference
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