Newbury Street is set to be car-free for a day this Sunday, August 7th. To celebrate the event, we’ve designed this map to guide you through some of the unique happenings along all seven blocks. Activations are organic and still flowing in, so stay stuned.
ABOUT OPEN NEWBURY STREET
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston invite you to experience a car-free Newbury Street. For one day only, shoppers, diners and pedestrians can explore new restaurants, local boutiques, and international brands — or rediscover your favorite Newbury Street gems from a different perspective. Find meaning in the melodies of local musicians, challenge your friends to an outdoor game, or simply stroll along enjoying the festive atmosphere of Open Newbury Street. Celebrate Newbury Street, a uniquely treasured place in the heart of Boston.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are multiple MBTA stations in the vicinity of Newbury Street including Arlington, Copley and Hynes on the Green Line and Back Bay Station on the Orange Line and commuter rail. Ride your bike to Newbury Street and lock it to bike corrals stationed throughout the event. Take Hubway and dock at stations located throughout Back Bay. Multiple parking garages are located in the Copley Square area south of Boylston Street.
Newbury Street will be car-free from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. from Berkeley Street to Massachusetts Avenue. The intersections of Exeter Street, Fairfield Street and Gloucester Street will be car-free with the remainder of the intersections open to traffic for public safety access. Parking will be restricted beginning at 8 am.