The rolling rally parade to celebrate the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins will begin at the TD Garden at North Station on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 11 a.m. The parade will take the same route as the Celtics championship parade in 2008, and will feature some 18 Duck Boats.
From the Garden, the parade will take the following route:
-Left on Staniford Street
-Left on Cambridge Street
-Right on Tremont Street
-Right on Boylston Street
See parade route on the map below:
Parking information: Parking restrictions will be heavily enforced in the parade route area. Fans are strongly encouraged to use public transportation. Traffic will be banned in the area from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Temporary Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday regulations will be posted at the following locations:
--Canal Street, from Causeway Street to New Chardon Street
--Friend Street, from Causeway Street to New Chardon Street
--Portland Street, from Merrimac Street to Causeway Street
--Lancaster Street, from Causeway Street to Merrimac Street
--Merrimac Street , from Causeway Street to Lancaster Street
--Causeway Street, from North Washington Street to Merrimac Street
--Staniford Street, from Causeway Street to Cambridge Street
--Cambridge Street, from Hancock Street to Tremont Street
--Tremont Street, from Cambridge Street to Boylston Street
--Boylston Street, from Washington Street to Dalton Street
--New Chardon Street, from Cambridge Street to Merrimac Street
--Bowdoin Street, from Cambridge Street to Derne Street
--Somerset Street, from Cambridge Street to Ashburton Place
--New Sudbury Street, from Cambridge Street to Bulfinch Place
--Court Street, from Cambridge Street to Court Square
--Beacon Street, from Tremont Street to Somerset Street
--Bromfield Street, from Province Street to Tremont Street
--Park Street, from Tremont Street to Beacon Street
--Temple Place, from Tremont Street to Washington Street
--West Street, from Tremont Street to Washington Street
--Essex Street, from Tremont Street to Washington Street
--Charles Street South, from Park Plaza to Center gate of Public Garden
--Hadassah Way, from Boylston Street to Park Plaza
--Berkeley Street, from St. James Avenue to Newbury Street
--Clarendon Street, from Newbury Street to St. James Avenue
--Dartmouth Street, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street
--St. James Avenue, from Clarendon Street to Dartmouth Street
Traffic alert: The Fore River Bridge will be raised at 1:30 p.m. on June 19 for an oil tanker passage. Route 3A traffic will be halted 15-45 minutes.
MBTA information: The MBTA will be adding extra subway, commuter rail, and bus service for Saturdays parade.
The subway system will run at rush hour levels throughout the day. The MBTA advises that North Station will be extremely busy and encourages riders to think about other options in the area, including Haymarket, Government Center, Park Street, and Downtown Crossing.
A special round-trip commuter rail ticket will be available for $10 and can be purchased starting Friday morning at South, North, and Back Bay stations. Additionally, tickets will be sold on board the train. More information on additional service will be announced Friday.
Because of the parade route, a number of buses, including the 9, 10, 39, 43, 55, 92, 93, and 504 will be detoured as necessary. Green Line shuttle replacement service between North Station and Lechmere will be detoured as necessary.
In addition, Bruins fans coming from the South Shore are encouraged to ride the MBTA Harbor Express from Quincy's Fore River at 703 Washington St. Cost is $12 for a round-trip ticket with parking for $3. Saturday ferries begin departing at 8 a.m. from Quincy and continue through the day until 11 p.m. from Boston. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Bruins fans coming from the North Shore are encouraged to take the Salem Ferry, located at 10 Blaney St. in Salem. Ferries depart from Salem beginning at 9 a.m., with the last ferry departing Boston at 10 p.m. A round-trip Salem ferry ticket is $19 and parking at the Salem parking lot is free. For more information, visit www.bostonsbestcruises.com.
For MBTA schedule and route information, visit www.mbta.com or call (617) 222-3200.
Weather: On Saturday, highs are expected to be in the upper 70s with a chance of a shower.
Traffic information: Updates from in and around the Boston area.
Boston lodging information: Hotels and other lodging options along the parade route and elsewhere in the city.