Boston, MA - There was only one question to ask after the Super Bowl was over and everyone stopped jumping up and down and high-fiving each other: What about the parade?
Luckily, this week’s upcoming parade will be Boston’s twelfth parade in the past eighteen years, totaling in at two Boston sport’s parades in the past six months! That alone will get Boston sport’s fans excited enough; but as stated above, everyone wants to know: What about the parade?
Well, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh didn’t waste any time on Sunday night once the game ended; he almost immediately announced that the parade would take place this Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 11 a.m.
The parade hosted in honor of the New England Patriots will start at the Hynes Convention Center, head down Boylston Street past the Boston Common, and turn onto Tremont Street. From there, the parade will proceed to make its final turn onto Cambridge Street, stopping at City Hall.
The city would like all residents living in nearby areas to keep in mind that there will be many parking restrictions. All people attending the parade should know this, too. The city has announced that they will start towing cars that are parked in restricted areas beginning as early as 6 a.m.
Many streets will start to close around approximately 9 a.m. tomorrow morning, too. Areas on Boylston Street, Massachusetts Avenue, Tremont Street, Court Street, Cambridge Street, and New Chardon Street will be blocked off. The streets do not have a reopen time, as this will depend on how long the parade goes along with the size of the crowd.
The MBTA will be running trains every five minutes or so during the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. More trains may be added to the commuter rail routes if the traffic becomes too congested. Most bus routes will have delays throughout the day.
The weather is expected to be relatively pleasant, with temperatures ranging in the 50s.
All Patriots fans are excited to celebrate with players like Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, and Sony Michel after their defeat of the Los Angeles Rams yesterday, 13-3. Though this was one of the lowest-scoring Super Bowls ever, all fans are still thrilled to have another victory under their belt.