First Night Parade

From City Hall Plaza to Boston Common and Open to All

We’re thrilled to welcome back our First Night Parade that will take colorful and celebratory groups from City Hall Plaza to Boston Common at 6:00 PM. Once the performers pass by, the public is invited to walk along to the Boston Common, where fireworks will begin at 7:00 PM.

Parade Participants:
  • The Boston Cup
  • Boston Windjammers
  • Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association (GBCCA)
  • Hot Tamales Brass Band
  • Jamaica Plain Honk Band
  • Miss Massachusetts
  • New Liberty Firetruck
  • New Magnolia Jazz Band
  • The Puppeteers’ Cooperative
  • Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles
  • William Diamon Fife and Drum

If you would like to inquire about participating in the parade, please contact us via email at