New England Patriots Victory Parade Details - NECN

New England Patriots Victory Parade Details

It will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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    New England Patriots Victory Parade Details
    Boston Police Department
    The route for Wednesday's New England Patriots Victory Parade.

    After a day's delay due to Monday's snowstorm, the city will celebrate the New England Patriots' latest Super Bowl win with a victory parade on Wednesday.

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh initially announced that the parade would be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. But after being forced to cancel school on Tuesday due to the snowstorm, the mayor changed course.

    The parade is now being held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. The parade will start at the Prudential Tower and end at City Hall.

    At a Tuesday morning press conference, Walsh said there will be no rally at City Hall Plaza - just a duck boat parade.

    The weather will be slightly above freezing, but the mayor urged people to dress appropriately. He also asked people not to go on snowbanks, and said police will be enforcing this rule.

    "It's very dangerous," Walsh said. "We don't want any situations as it gets warmer."

    Asked if he considered holding the parade on Saturday instead of on a weekday, Walsh said he really had no choice due to player availability.

    "We won't have a team here on Saturday to have a parade," Walsh said. "It seems like a great idea. The problem is we wouldn't be having players we want to cheer on. Their vacation starts as well. Their season's over."

    The mayor said he didn't give any serious thought to cancelling the parade due to the weather.

    "We always have had a parade," Walsh said. "This has been a tradition here in the City of Boston. If we felt it was going to be a public safety issue we would cancel it. But right now I think we're gonna be fine for tomorrow."

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    He urged those planning to attend the parade to leave early, and take public transportation, because there really isn't any parking right now.

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