For Immediate Release
July 31, 2014
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Boston’s annual Puerto Rican Festival and Parade will take place on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Drivers should expect that detours will be implemented in the vicinity of the parade route and temporary parking restrictions will be in effect to accommodate both the parade and festival. Those planning to attend the celebration are strongly encouraged to take the MBTA. Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are asked to take extra care to obey the rules of the road, and to be aware and considerate of others using local streets.
An estimated 5,000 parade participants will gather on Boylston Street, from Hereford Street to Exeter Street, as well as on both Gloucester Street and Fairfield Street, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street. The parade will begin at Noon traveling on Boylston Street, turning left onto Tremont Street, continuing onto Cambridge Street and ending near City Hall Plaza where the festival will take place.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.
- Fairfield Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
- Gloucester Street, both sides, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street
- Boylston Street, both sides, from Dalton Street to Tremont Street
- Tremont Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Cambridge Street
- Cambridge Street, both sides, from Tremont Street to New Chardon Street, excluding any HP spaces
- New Chardon Street, both sides, from Cambridge Street to Congress Street