Traffic Advisory for Sunday April 22nd


Greek Independence Day Parade


The annual Greek Independence Day Parade will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in the City of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.  People coming into Boston to enjoy the festivities are urged not to drive their personal vehicles.  Information on Blue Bikes, the regional bike share system, may be found at and information on the MBTA may be found at  For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.  Walking is also a great way to move around the City of Boston.


The parade will assemble at 12 Noon on Boylston Street from Hereford Street to Fairfield Street; on Hereford Street from Newbury Street to Boylston Street; and on Gloucester Street from Newbury Street to Boylston Street. The parade will begin at 1PM on Boylston Street at Fairfield Street, turn left on Charles Street and turn right into the Boston Common at Charles Street and Boylston Street.  Assembly streets will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 12 Noon.  The parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic shortly before 1 PM.


In addition, Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday parking restrictions will be in effect as follows.

  • Boylston Street, both sides, Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street.
  • Charles Street, both sides, Boylston Street to Beacon Street.
  • Beacon Street, Public Garden side, Charles Street to Arlington Street.




Tracey C. Ganiatsos, Public Information Manager

Boston Transportation Department

# 617-635-4811