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2015 Boston Pride Parade

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Information for visitors

  • The parade starts at 12noon
  • This event is rain or shine
  • Pack appropriately! The Boston Pride Festival is a rain or shine event, so plan accordingly for the forecast weather conditions. Consider bringing sunscreen, plenty of bottled water, and an umbrella or raincoat.
  • Have fun!
  • Watch out for (your) kids – Make sure children are safe. As the crowds pour in from the Parade it may become difficult to keep an eye on the little ones. Consider moving to the Family Zone until the Parade is complete.
  • Respect the instructions from the Festival Staff and Volunteers – These individuals will be clearly distinguishable from the crowd. They are only doing their job and enforcing safety measures for the benefit of everyone.

Parade schedule

  • 7:30 am to 11:00 am – Staging and lining-up of participants around Copley Square
  • 12 noon – Parade kick-off!

Parade route
View the Parade map
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  • Start at Boylston St and Clarendon St
  • Turn right onto Clarendon St
  • Turn left onto Tremont St
  • Turn left onto Berkeley St
  • Turn right onto Boylston St
  • Turn left onto Charles St
  • Turn right onto Beacon St
  • Turn left onto Tremont St
  • Arrival at City Hall Plaza on Cambridge St

Directions
It is strongly recommended that you arrive at the Boston Pride Parade by “T”. Given the large amount of people present in the city for the day’s events, traffic will likely be highly congested and parking will be limited.
T: Take the Green line to Copley

Handicap-accessible trolley
We are happy to announce that once again, thanks to Super Duck Boats, Boston Pride will have a handicap accessible trolley for marchers who wish to participate in the parade but are physically unable to walk the full route. Seats are limited and on a first come, first serve basis. If you wish to sign up, please email parade@bostonpride.org and send us your full name, email address and phone number.

Parade Staging
All registered groups will be assigned a specific time to report to the staging area. The staging of groups will run from 7:30 to 11 am on the day of the parade. Vehicles, floats and marching groups must be in place by 11 am. The final line-up will be posted on our website on Friday morning, June 12th.

 

Information for participants

Participating groups
in alphabetical order

Accent Limousine Service, Inc
Acquia
Advent School
AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc
Ameriprise Financial / Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Arlington Street Church
Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists
AT&T
athenahealth
Atrius Health
Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Councilor At-Large
Azimuth Psychological
b. good
Babson College
BAE Systems Inc
Bank of America
Beam Suntory
Beaver Country Day School
Belmont Against Racism Gay Straight Alliance
Bentley University PRIDE
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Biogen
Bisexual Resource Center
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston 2024 Partnership, Inc.
Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth (BAGLY)
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Derby Dames
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus
Boston Harbor Cruises
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Boston Hoohahs
Boston Ironsides RFC
Boston Latin Academy Rainbow Alliance
Boston Magazine
Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
Boston Pride Hockey INC
Boston Prime Timers
Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Boston Strikers
Brass Republic
Broadway In Boston
BSL Awareness Walks
BUMC Pride
Bunker Hill Community College
Cambridge Friends School
Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge Montessori School
CBVA Inc.
Chestnut Hill School
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Christa McAuliffe Charter School
City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty
City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu
City Councilor Matt O’Malley
COLAGE
Comicopia
Committee to Elect Josh Zakim
Committee to Elect Suzanne Bump
Committee to Elect Tito Jackson
Congressman Joe Kennedy
Connelly CPA, Iinc.
Converse
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Deb Goldberg
Dept. of Veterans Affairs (Bedford VAMC)
Dignity Boston
DotOUT
Draper Laboratory
Eastern Bank
Ed Markey Committee
Eliot Pearson Children’s School Tufts Universary
Ellis South End Neighborhood Association
EMC Corporation
Emerson College
EPIC (Empowering People for Inclusive Communities)
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Fayerweather Street School
Fenway Health
FIAT
Fidelity Investments
First Church Boston
First Church Somerville UCC
First Parish Brookline UU
First Parish Chelmsford Unitarian Universalist
First Parish Church of Groton
First Parish in Bedford, MA Unitarian-Universalist
First Parish in Concord
First Parish in Lexington, Unitarian Universalist
Fitchburg State University Gay Straight Alliance
FLAG Flag Football
Freedom Trail Band of Boston
Frito Lay
FullBodyCast Inc.
G.O.A.L. New England
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
Gay Fathers of Greater Boston
Gay For Good
Gentle Giant Moving Company
Ghosts & Gravestones Boston
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project
GLSEN Massachusetts
Good Shepherd Community Care
Google, Inc
Grace Episcopal Church
Greater Boston Legal Services
Greater Boston PFLAG
Green Rainbow Party
HAI (Human Awareness Institute) East Coast
Hancock Church
Hispanic Black Gay Coalition
History Project
Holy Spirit Catholic Community
Hopedale Gay Straight Transgender Alliance
Human Rights Campaign
Huntington Theatre Company
if you can Feel it you can Speak it Open mic
Intergalactic Alliance
JOHN F KENNEDY STEM INNOVATION SCHOOL
John Hancock Financial Services – PROUD
Johnson & Johnson
Kahal Braira
Keshet
King Philip High School GSA
King’s Chapel
Kinky Boots by way of Broadway In Boston
LANES
Latin@/Black Pride
Lexington Montessori School
LGBT Senior Pride Coalition
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Linden Ponds
Loud and Proud
Lyft
Macy’s
Mad Femme Pride (Sponsored by The Femme Show)
Margarita Muniz Academy
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers
Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Massachusetts Pirate Party
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
MASSBEARZ
MassEquality
Maura Healey – Attorney General
Medford High School
Microsoft
Midnight Riders
Milton Academy
MIT
MJW Adventures /Winter Rendezvous Gay Ski Week
Mosaic School
Moving Violations Motorcycle Club, Inc
MSPCA – Angell
National Grid Pride US
Neighborhood Health Plan
Network/ La Red
New England Asexuals
New England Baptist Hospital
New England Leather Alliance
New England Professional Queer Women of Color
New England Valkyries Rugby Football Club
Newton South High School Gay/Straight Alliance
Northeastern University
Novartis
Old South Church in Boston
Old Town Trolley Tours
Osorio Dental Boston
OUTVETS
Oxfam America
Paradise Night Club
Peace Corps
Peoples Rights Fund as Stonewall Warriors
Pfizer
Pine Village Preschool
Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts
Presbyterians for Pride
Queer Student Center
QueerEd (Harvard Graduate School of Education)
Rainbow Alliance of Boston College
Revere High School Gay Straight Alliance
Rhode Island Pride
Riders Motorcycle Club, Boston
Rosie’s Place
Santander Bank
Simmons College
SocialWork@Simmons
South End Dynamite
SPECTRUM – Stoughton High’s GSA
Spirit of Life: A Catholic Community of Justice & Joy
Staples
State Street
Stop & Shop
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
Sun Life Financial
Sweet Paws Rescue
TD Bank
Teach For America: Massachusetts
Temple Beth Avodah
Temple of Witchcraft
Thayer Academy
Theater Offensive
Three Strange Women Productions
TJX PRIDE Associate Resource Group
Tufts Health Plan/Network Health
Tufts Queer Students Association
Twitter
Union United Methodist Church
Unitarian Church of Sharon
Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough
United Church of Christ Open and Affirming Churches
United Parish in Brookline
United Parish of Auburndale
Urban AdvenTours
Veterans For Peace Chapter 9
Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center
Voices Rising
Walgreens
Walker/Beacon
Walmart
Waterbury Arts Magnet School
Wayfair Inc.
Wells Fargo
Whittier Street Health Center/ProjectMe
William James College
Winsor GBSTA
Worcester Pride
YANKEE LAMBDA CAR CLUB