Patriots Super Bowl parade live blog: Here’s the latest from the duck boats

Another Super Bowl championship, another duck boat parade.

Tom Brady holds the trophy as the New England Patriots parade through downtown Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
Tom Brady holds the trophy as the New England Patriots parade through downtown Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. –AP

The Patriots are riding through the streets of Boston Tuesday to celebrate the franchise’s sixth Super Bowl title. The festivities begin at Hynes Convention Center and end about 90 minutes later on Cambridge Street in front of City Hall.

Parade updates

12:40 p.m. The parade is over. Scroll below for a recap of what happened.

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick waves to fans. —Jon Tlumacki/The Boston Globe

12:30 p.m. Patriots fans rolled deep.

12:16 p.m. Caption this.

12:05 p.m. It IS supposed to climb into the 60s today.

12:02 p.m. #DoYourJob

11:55 a.m. “M-V-P”

11:49 a.m. ESPN analyst Max Kellerman had a strong Tom Brady take during the NFL playoffs. On Tuesday, Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts held up a sign in rebuttal.


11:47 a.m. This was expected. (Look closely and you can spot the wine bottle in Gronk’s hand.)

11:40 a.m. A Boston police officer is having a little fun with the crowd.

11:38 a.m. Wait, there’s a Rams fan here?

A Los Angeles Rams fan walks through the crowd. —AP

11:25 a.m. This young Patriots fan might have peaked a little early.

11:14 a.m. The parade is rolling, and so is Tom Brady, who has his daughter Vivian with him.

Before the parade

Patriots owner Robert Kraft has forged notable relationships with several musical artists, including the rapper Meek Mill. Before boarding the duck boats Tuesday, Kraft showed off a gift from he received at the Super Bowl.

Tom Brady said on WEEI Tuesday morning he expects the crowd to be the biggest ever for a Patriots parade. He might be right.

Thousands of fans lined Boylston Street for the sixth New England Patriots championship duck boat parade. —John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Fans line Cambridge St. ahead of the New England Patriots’ victory parade. —Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Getting to Boston was a problem for some. Patriots fans crowded the commuter rail and other public transposition Tuesday morning to make their way into Boston.

When you take the train for a Patriots parade and a Red Sox song breaks out.


Get caught up on the latest from the parade route: