DOT DAY 2023: COMPLETE GUIDE TO SUNDAY’S PARADE JUNE 4 • 1 P.M. Along Dorchester Ave. from Richmond Street to Columbia Road
Dorchester Day, the annual celebration of Boston's largest and most diverse neighborhood, takes place this weekend with a series of events highlighted by the Dot Day Parade on Sunday at 1 p.m. The 3.2-mile march up Dorchester Avenue features marching bands, dance groups, politicians, and plenty of familiar faces.
Get the full story on what to expect in our special Dot Day supplement inside this week's Dorchester Reporter. Related stories and the parade roster are available below.
A conversation with Dorchester ‘Mayor’ Lily Rose Valore
Saturday's DorchFest 2.0 will be bigger, more diverse
Dance team Estrella Tropicales, now 50, will twirl, whirl again in Dot Day Parade
Caribbean Jerk Festival returns to Codman Square on Saturday
Neponset Day outing is set for Saturday at Granite Ave.
Little Miss, Young Miss Dorchester crowned
Dot Day Parade 101: Tie on those Adidas and hit the Avenue
Big Sister Boston plans Dot Day float
4 Star Dance StudioBay Cove Human ServicesBig Sister Association of BostonBoston BowlBoston Climate Action NetworkBoston Emergency Medical Services, Honor GuardBoston EMSBoston Fire DepartmentBoston Fire Department Honor GuardBoston Little SaigonBoston Party Adventures Characters and Party SleighBoston PoliceBoston Wailers Drum SquadBoston WindjammersBoys and Girls Club of DorchesterBrandy Fluker Oakley, State RepresentativeBrian Worrell, Boston City Councillor, District 4Cape Verdean Association BostonCarney HospitalChampion T.K.D.Christopher Worrell, State RepresentativeCodman Square Health CenterDisabled American Veteran's Honor GuardDisabled American Veteran's VehiclesDorchester Food Co-OpDorchester Little LeaguDot Not For SaleDOT OUTEast West Mortgage LLCErin Murphy, City Councillor at LargeEstrellas TropicalesFileds Corner Main StreetFirhouse DixieFirst Baptist ChurchFrank Baker, City Councillor District 3Franklin Cummings Tech, Formerly Franklin Institute of TechnologyHobos Jazz BandHot Tomales Brass BandJames T. Murphy, Chief MarshalJennifer Johnson, Candidate for City Councillor District 3Joel Richards, Candidate for City Council District 3John Fitzgerald for District 3 City CouncillorJulia Mejia, City Councillor At LargeKatrina Kincade, Miss Massachusetts Scholarship OrganizationKenny School Marching BandLilly Rose Valore, Mayor of DorchesterMather Elementary SchoolMatt Patton for City CouncilMichelle Wu, Mayor of BostonNational LancersNew England Chic ModelingNew Magnolia Jazz BandNext Birthday ProjectNick Collins, State SenatorQuincy-North Quincy High School Marching BandRagtime EnsambleRobert Burke For CongressRoberto Clemente 21 DancersRoisin Dillon, Little Miss DorchesterRoma Band MusiciansRuthzee Louijeune, City Councillor At LargeRyleigh Mahoney, Co-Young Miss DorchesterSan Simon New EnglandSavannah Washington, Co-Young Miss DorchesterSouth Shore JoeysSpartan's Drum and Bugle CorpStajezSuffolk County Sheriff's Department Honor GuardTempo Rhythym Steel Pan BandThe Dot TavernThe Mortgage Connection LLCThe New Liberty Jazz BandThe Tony Barrie BandUncle Sam's JazzUphams Community CarVietAIVietnamese American Community of MassachusettsWaltham American Legion Trolley BandWorcester Sound & LightsWork IncA conversation with Dorchester ‘Mayor’ Lily Rose Valore Saturday's DorchFest 2.0 will be bigger, more diverse Dance team Estrella Tropicales, now 50, will twirl, whirl again in Dot Day Parade Caribbean Jerk Festival returns to Codman Square on Saturday Neponset Day outing is set for Saturday at Granite Ave. Little Miss, Young Miss Dorchester crowned Dot Day Parade 101: Tie on those Adidas and hit the Avenue Big Sister Boston plans Dot Day float PARADE ROSTER