Halloween is finally here, are you ready to take your little one trick-or-treating?
Kids in costume will take over Boston streets on Tuesday night, and to keep them safe, Mayor Marty Walsh is closing some roads to cars and giving tips for the best, and safest, trick-or-treating experience possible.
Here’s which streets will be closed to traffic on Halloween, by neighborhood:
From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Marlborough Street from Berkeley Street to Fairfield Street
From 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.:
- Pinckney Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
- Mt. Vernon Street, Joy Street to Charles Street
- Chestnut Street, Walnut Street to Charles Street
- West Cedar Street, Revere Street to Chestnut Street
- Anderson Street, Myrtle Street to Pinckney Street
- Branch Street, Charles Street to Spruce Street
From 4 to 8:30 p.m. the following streets will be closed:
- Monument Avenue, Warren Street to Monument Square
- All of Monument Square
- Winthrop Street Monument Street to Common Street
- Common Street, Winthrop Street to Adams Street
- Adams Street, Common Street to Winthrop Street
- Park Street, Common Street to Winthrop Street
From 12 to 8 p.m., "Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Tuesday parking restrictions will be in place on:
- Monument Square, both sides, around the entire Square
- Winthrop Street, both sides, from Monument Square to Common Street
- Common Street, both sides, from Winthrop Street to Adams Street
- Adams Street, both sides, from Common Street to Winthrop Street
From 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dunster Road from Centre Street to Dane Street
- Tyndale Street from Guernsey Street to Ainsworth Street, closed from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Mendum Street from Fairview Street to Walter Street, closed from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
- South Street from Lesher Street to Washington Street near Healy Field, closed from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
- Musgrove Avenue from South Street to Washington Street, closed from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
From 3 to 8 p.m.: Beckler Avenue from K Street to the end
From 5 to 8 p.m.: Rutland Street from Tremont Street to Shawmut Street
Walsh advised residents ready to trick-or-treat to plan to be out no later than 8:30, to take a flashlight, and to stay within familiar areas and establish a route for your children to follow. The city doesn’t have details on what houses give out full-sized candy bars, but did provide a list of some of the most popular spots to hit up on Halloween night. Check out those below, by neighborhood.
What are the most popular streets for trick-or-treating in Boston?
Marlborough Street from Berkeley Street to Fairfield Street
Butler Street from Richmond Avenue to Branchfield Street
Ocean Street from Welles Avenue to Ashmont Street
St. Andrew Road from Bayswater Street to Annavoy Street
Morville House (100 Norway Street)
Colchester Street from Neponset Valley Parkway to Millstone Road
Centre Street from Green Street to Eliot Street
Connolly Library (433 Centre Street) in Jamaica Plain will be hosting a Halloween Parade to Hyde Square starting at 3:30 p.m.
Tobin Community Center (1481 Tremont Street)
Hawthorne Street at Cedar Street
West Broadway at Dorchester Street to East Broadway at L Street (Local businesses with an orange sign open to trick-or-treaters.)
Pembroke Street from Tremont Street to Columbus Avenue
Corey Street and LaGrange Street