Special events taking place on Saturday, September 28, and Sunday, September 29, will require street closures and temporary parking restrictions. People coming into Boston to attend are strongly encouraged not to drive their personal vehicles. Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at http://bluebikes.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. Walking is also a great way to move around Boston.
Saturday, September 28
The Mission Hill Road Race will begin at 9 AM on St. Alphonsus Street at Puddingstone Park, turn left onto Hillside Street, left onto Pontiac Street, right on Cherokee Street, left onto Hillside Street, right onto Parker Street, right onto Wensley Street, left onto Buckman Street, right onto Lawn Street, right onto Hayden Street, left onto Fisher Avenue, right onto Parker Avenue, left onto Calumet Street, straight onto Iroquois Street, left onto Sachem Street, right onto Parker Hill Avenue, right onto Parker Hill Street, right onto Hillside Street, left onto Darling Street, right onto Calumet Street, right onto Oswald Street, left onto Hillside Street, right onto Calumet Street, to St. Alphonsus Street, into Puddingstone Park.
Traffic will be delayed at intersections as walkers and runners make their way along the route. “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday, 7 AM to 1 PM” restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.
- St. Alphonsus Street, both sides, Tremont Street to Calumet Street
- Calumet Street, even side, St. Alphonsus Street to Hillside Street
Experience Chinatown will take place on Hudson Street from Kneeland Street to Tai-Tung Street. This section of Hudson Street will be closed to traffic from 9 AM to 6 PM.
The Fall Fest also taking place in Chinatown will require “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 3 PM to 11:59 PM” restrictions at the following location.
- Beach Street, both sides, Harrison Avenue to Washington Street
Show Your Talent will take place on Saint James Street, Roxbury, from Regent Street to Alpine Street. This section of Saint James Street will be closed to traffic from 12 PM to 5 PM.
Renters Rising Music Festival will take place on Germania Street, Jamaica Plan, from Brookside Avenue heading west to the private driveway. This section of Germania Street will be closed to traffic from 9 AM to 8 PM.
The Neighborhood Octoberfest will take place on Ainsworth Street, Roslindale, from Edgemont Street to South Street. This section of Ainsworth Street will be closed to traffic from 3 PM to 7 PM.
Sunday, September 29
The Allston Village Street Fair will require the closing of the following streets from 6 AM to 8 PM.
- Harvard Avenue, from Cambridge Street to Brighton Avenue
- Farrington Street, from Harvard Avenue to Highgate Street
- Gardner Street, from Harvard Avenue to Linden Street
- Harvard Terrace, from Harvard Avenue to the end
Rozzie Fall Fest will take place on Birch Street, Roslindale, from Belgrade Avenue to Corinth Street. This section of Birch Street will be closed to traffic from 11 AM to 3 PM.