Bunker Hill Day Parade
A tradition since 1786, the Bunker Hill Day Parade commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill which was fought on Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775 in Charlestown, Massachusetts. The Battle of Bunker Hill was the first major battle of the American Revolution.
The annual Bunker Hill Day parade is a family event with a route all around Charlestown. Families have been enjoying the Bunker Hill Day parade for years and years.
Parade begins at the intersection of Vine and Bunker Hill St. and down Main street, and concludes on Winthrop St. by the Charlestown Militia Training Field.
(Slush, ice cream, kids toy carts, cotton candy....the whole deal)
Parade starts at 12:30pm. (streets close for the annual road race at 9:15am & 10am)
Bunker Hill Day marks the anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill, also known as the Battle of Breed's Hill, on June 17 each year. This battle, which occurred in 1775, was part of the Siege of Boston. This siege took place during the American Revolutionary War, which is also known as the American War of Independence.
Check out the Bunker Hill Parade Facebook page for more information on the entire week's activities (June 9 - 16).
Parade starts at 12:30pm
Road race prior to the parade starts at 9:15 & 10:00am
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