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Greek Independence Day Parade of Boston

April 30, 2017

THE BOSTON GREEK PARADE IS TODAY – SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017!

Come join us on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 1PM for the the annual Boston Greek Independence Day Parade commemorating Greece’s march to freedom which began on March 25th, 1821. The 2017 Boston Greek Parade will end at the corner of Exeter and Boylston Street with the EU flag in front of Lenox Hotel in Boston Massachusetts.
If you have any questions about the Boston Greek Parade, please contact the organizers of the Boston Greek parade, the Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of New England by phone at:  617-930-1518 or by email to: fhasne@gmail.com

HERE IS THE BOSTON GREEK PARADE ROUTE:
1. Start on Boylston Street Near Lord and Taylor.
2. Up Boylston Street to Charles Street.
3. Ending at the Boston Common.

The Boston Greek parade route is Boylston Street to Charles Street and ending at Boston Common where there will be a celebration of Greek music, Greek traditional dances, and Greek food.  The Grand Marshals will be His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston; Honorable Mayor of Boston Martin Walsh.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY:
Greek Independence Day Parade, Sunday, April 30, 2017

The annual Greek Independence Day Parade will take place in the Back Bay on Sunday, April 30, 2017. The parade and related events will result in street closures and traffic detours, and reduce on-street parking availability. Those coming into Boston for the festivities are encouraged to take alternative forms of transportation, including Hubway and the MBTA. Information on Hubway, the regional bike-share service, may be found at www.theHubway.com and information on the MBTA may be found at www.MBTA.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.

Marchers will gather on Boylston Street, between Dalton and Exeter Streets. Beginning at 1 PM, the parade will proceed on Boylston Street at Exeter Street, left onto Charles Street, and end at the Boston Common.

The following streets will be closed to traffic from Noon to 4 PM, with the Boston Police Department making adjustments as necessary:

  • Boylston Street, between Massachusetts Avenue and Tremont Street

  • Charles Street, between Boylston Street and Beacon Street

In addition, “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Sunday” temporary parking restrictions will be in effect on the following streets to accommodate these events:

  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Massachusetts Avenue to Tremont Street

  • Charles Street both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street

  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Arlington Street

  • Arlington Street, Public Garden side, from Beacon Street to Boylston Street

  • Dalton Street, both sides, from Belvidere Street to Boylston Street

  • Hereford Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Newbury Street

If you have any questions about the Boston Greek Parade, please contact the organizers of the Boston Greek parade, the Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of New England by phone at: 617-930-1518 or by email to fhasne@gmail.com

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Details

Date:
April 30, 2017
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Venue

The Lenox Hotel
61 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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