Red Sox Fans Should Arrive Early, Take Public Trasportation to Fenway Park Due to Walk for Hunger on May 6


Plenty of roads and parking spots will be blocked off due to the Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 6. Red Sox fans should be sure to arrive early to Fenway Park, or better yet, just take any sort of public transportation to the ballpark.

The walk starts at 6 a.m. on Charles Street at the Boston Common and the last walkers will arrive back at the Commons around 8 p.m.


Charles Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6-11 a.m. and there will be message boards to let drivers know about detours on Massachusetts Avenue and Arlington Street.

Commonwealth Avenue will be closed from 6 a.m. until about noon. There will also be signs advising drivers to detour right onto Storrow Drive.

Beacon Street, which is between Kenmore Square and Cleveland Circle, will also be closed to vehicles early Sunday morning.

Other restrictions for stopping vehicles temporarily will also be issued throughout the day, so please take note on your way to Boston of all the places below.

Temporary 'No Stopping' restrictions will be in effect on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and May 6, to accommodate preparation for the event.

  • Beacon Street, south side (Boston Common side), from Charles Street to opposite Walnut Street
  • Charles Street, both sides, from Boylston Street to Beacon Street

Additional Temporary 'No Stopping' restrictions will be in effect on Sunday, May 6 only to accommodate the event.

  • Arlington Street, east side (Public Garden side), from Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Beacon Street, both sides, from Charles Street to Arlington Street
  • Beacon Street, north side (outbound side), from Commonwealth Avenue (Kenmore Square) to Park Drive (Audubon Circle)
  • Tremont Street, west side (Boston Common side), from Park Street to Boylston Street
  • Beacon Street, west side (Reservoir side) from Chestnut Hill Avenue westerly until meeting the existing Tow Zone No Stopping Anytime regulations
  • Cassidy Playground Parking Area, both sides, parking area at Cassidy Playground between Beacon Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue, on all parking areas
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