Open Newbury Street 2023
An expanded 'Open Streets' program in which Newbury Street in the Back Bay will be closed to motor vehicles and opened to the public, transformed into a pedestrian street every Sunday 10am until 8pm each day will run between July 2 and Oct. 15, 2023.
|Dates:||Sun from 7/2/23 - 10/15/23|
|Hours:||10:00am - 8:00pm|
|Ages:||Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults|
The street will close to vehicles to allow pedestrians the opportunity to use the full width of the street. Newbury Street will be pedestrian-only from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue.
Parking will once again be restricted on Newbury Street and adjacent streets with enforcement beginning at 5:00 a.m., and signs will be posted informing drivers of the change.
All businesses will be encouraged to promote the event on social media using #OpenNewbury and make customers aware of the car-free day ahead of time.
Open Streets Boston
In addition, five streets in other Boston neighborhoods will be shut to cars and trucks for one-day Open Streets Boston celebrations, including Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Allston-Brighton, Dorchester & East Boston.
✅June 25: Centre Street (Jamaica Plain)
✅July 15: Blue Hill Ave. (Roxbury)
✅August 19: Harvard Ave. & Brighton Ave. (Allston-Brighton)
✅September 17: Dorchester Ave. (Dorchester)
✅October 15: Meridian St. & Bennington St. (East Boston)
The public is encouraged to utilize the several different MBTA routes that service the area in addition to bicycling and walking.
Newbury Street, Boston, MA map
Newbury Street from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue.
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