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Red Sox Rolling Rally Information

The City of Boston is excited to celebrate the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox. Please help us recognize their achievements in a responsible manner.

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General Information


Start Time: 10:00 AM

Fenway Park to the Charles River
Boylston St to Tremont St

View Parade Map

Jumbotron Locations: Copley Square & Boston Common

Wheelchair Access:
Boston Common side of Tremont St. opposite Temple Place

 Questions? Call the Mayor’s 24-Hour Hotline at 617-635-4500

Tips for Residents

  • Keep an eye out for parking regulations around your neighborhood. For more detailed information on restrictions, see the full traffic advisory. Always follow posted street signs and the direction of public safety officials. Towing and enforcement of posted streets begins at 12:01 AM on Saturday. Note that parking will be restricted on the route and some streets abutting the route.

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  • Road closures on the parade route are expected to begin around 9:00 AM and end by around 1:00 PM, per the direction of public safety officials. Please plan accordingly. 

  • Residents are encouraged to leave their cars at home and to take public transportation if attending the parade. 

  • Once the parade begins, crossing the route will not be allowed.

Tips for Visitors

  • Take public transportation. Visit www.MBTA.com or call 617-222-3200 for schedules and routes.

    View MBTA Schedule for Rolling Rally »

  • Keep in mind that there will be limited public restrooms along the parade route.

  • Please place trash and recycling in proper containers throughout the route. 

  • Keep an eye on the weather forecast. As of right now, the forecast for Saturday indicates sunny skies, but plan accordingly.

  • Take special care to accommodate seniors, children or persons with disabilities who are looking to enjoy the festivities. 

  • Public and/or underage drinking will not be tolerated.

  • Backpacks will be subject to random search along the parade route.

  • Always follow the directions of public safety officials who will be present along the route.  

  • The parade starts at 10:00AM, but plan to show up earlier to claim a spot.

  • There will be reserved wheelchair access for the parade route on the Boston Common side of Tremont St. opposite Temple Place. 

Tips for Businesses

  • Restaurants, bars, and other food establishments should follow all codes, permits and other regulations.  Officials will be on hand to monitor compliance. 

  • Take care to schedule any deliveries for early morning or evening to avoid road closures or traffic restrictions. 

  • Remind employees to leave extra time getting to work on Saturday and encourage them to take public transit.