Boston, MA: Fireworks launch over the Charles River 7.04.2013 in honor of Independence Day, July 4th. Stanley Brick / photo bostonstrong.com

Special events taking place as part of the City of Boston’s annual July 4th celebration will require that vehicle traffic is prohibited and parking is restricted on select local streets in Boston.  People coming into the City to enjoy the festivities are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles.  You can find more information online about Hubway, the regional bike-share service,  and public transportation information can be found on the MBTA’s website. Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.

Traffic and parking will be impacted on local streets in Boston as follows.  The City of Boston’s Police and Transportation Departments may make changes to this plan as necessary.  Please check the City of Boston’s website for the most up to date July 4thtraffic and parking impacts on local roadways in the City. If you plan to attend the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, please check the Pops website for road closures in that area.

Streets Closurers:

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017, LOCAL STREETS CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT 3 P.M.
  • Berkeley Street at Beacon Street
TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017, LOCAL STREETS CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT 6 P.M.
  • Beacon Street, from Charles Street to Massachusetts Avenue, and all streets feeding into Beacon Street
  • Berkeley Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Dartmouth Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Fairfield Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Hereford Street, from Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street

Parking Restrictions:

TOW ZONE, NO STOPPING, BOSTON POLICE SPECIAL EVENT, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, THROUGH MONDAY, JULY 3
  • Beacon Street, even side, from #116 Beacon Street to Berkeley Street
TOW ZONE, NO STOPPING, BOSTON POLICE SPECIAL EVENT, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 4
  • Beacon Street, even side, from Berkeley Street to Clarendon Street
TOW ZONE, NO STOPPING – MONDAY, JULY 3, AND TUESDAY, JULY 4
  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Back Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to David G. Mugar Way
  • Chestnut Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Mount Vernon Street, both sides, from David G Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Pinckney Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Brimmer Street
  • Revere Street, both sides, from David G. Mugar Way to Charles Street
TOW ZONE, NO STOPPING – TUESDAY, JULY 4
  • Arlington Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to St. James Avenue
  • Berkeley Street, both sides, from Marlborough Street to Boylston Street
  • Clarendon Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Dartmouth Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Exeter Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Marlborough Street
  • Fairfield Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Gloucester Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Hereford Street, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Massachusetts Avenue, both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Back Street
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Charlesgate East
  • Boylston Street, both sides, from Berkeley Street to Arlington Street