St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Sunday, March 19, 2023

March 16, 2023

    Looking to get to Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Sunday?

    🍀 The parade starts at Broadway station at 1 PM. West Broadway, East Broadway, East 4th, K St, East 5th, G St, and Dorchester St will be closed for the parade. Parking will be limited. 🍀

    Keep reading for all the information you need to take the T to the parade!


    • Between 10:30 AM and 6 PM, a free shuttle will provide service between South Station and South Boston.
      • Shuttle pickup: Summer St @ Atlantic Ave
      • Shuttle drop off: Summer St @ E 1st St

    Red Line

    • The Red Line will run rush hour service from 10 AM – 6 PM. 
    • Riders should expect delays up to 20 minutes while speed restrictions of 10 – 25 miles per hour are in place in some areas on the Red Line while track inspections are performed.
    • Trains may bypass Broadway station during certain times of the day due to heavy crowds.


    • Due to road closures on the day of the parade, buses will not stop at: 
      • Broadway station, starting at 9:45 AM
      • Andrew station, after 10:15 AM
    • Routes 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 47 will be detoured around the parade area.

    Commuter Rail

    • Commuter Rail trains will run with additional cars to accommodate parade attendees.
    • $10 Weekend passes are valid for unlimited travel on all Commuter Rail lines in all zones on Saturday and Sunday. 


    • Driving to the parade isn’t recommended. Parking restrictions and street closures will be in effect in South Boston. 
    • You can park at an MBTA station and take the subway or Commuter Rail in. 
    • Daily parking rates are $2 – $15.

    Paying for Your Trip

    • Buy your MBTA tickets before the parade to avoid long lines at fare vending machines and ticket windows. 
    • Please note that one-way, round trip and $ 10.00 weekend passes for the Commuter Rail are not valid for travel on the subway or bus.

    Recommended Trains Home

    Look HERE to see which trains are recommended after the parade and how crowded each train is expected to be.


    We guide, You Ride,

    The USA Moovit Team