Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 1:00p -
Broadway MBTA Stop to Farragut Road
Alcohol, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Performing Arts
UPDATE: Per Mayor Walsh, the 2020 South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been CANCELED. Details here.
In Boston, St. Patrick’s Day is observed annually with a parade that takes place in South Boston, the city's predominant Irish-American neighborhood. The parade has been a tradition in South Boston for more than 110 years, with the first procession taking place in 1902. It includes various marching bands, police and army contingents, costume spectacles, novelty vehicles, and a general "green" atmosphere due to participants and onlookers wearing green hats and accessories to reflect the association of the color with Irish culture.
Broadway Station marks the start of the parade. Follow West Broadway to Perkins Square and continue onto East Broadway. Follow East Broadway to P Street. Turn right onto P Street and follow it to East Fourth Street. Turn right on East Fourth Street and follow it to K Street. Turn left on K Street and follow it until East Fifth Street. Turn right on East Fifth Street until G Street. Turn left on G Street and follow it past the front entrance to Excel High School until the 2nd right onto Thomas Park. Then follow it to Telegraph Street. Follow Telegraph Street to Dorchester Street and continue through the intersection at Old Colony Avenue until reaching Andrew Square, where the parade will continue onto Southhampton Street, finishing at Ellery Street.