DOT DAY ’18: Parade starts at 1 on Sunday

Nguyen Nguyen and his daughter Katarina of Dorchester greeted dragon dancers near Lower Mills during the 2017 parade. This year’s begins on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Richmond Street and Dorchester Avenue. Chris Lovett photo

Dorchester will celebrate its present-day diversity and rich history on Sunday with the traditional Dorchester Day Parade which will begin at 1 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue in Lower Mills, at Richmond Street. It continues up the avenue to Columbia Road. The avenue will be blocked off for much of the afternoon and parking restrictions along the Ave and on Richmond Street will begin early Sunday morning.

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A special pull-out section includes:

• The parade roster
• An interview with Chief Marshal Edward Kelly
• A chat with Little Miss and Young Miss Dorchester
• And the latest T-shirt fashions from College Hype
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