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 Studio
Bay Cove Human Services
Big Sister Association of Boston
Boston Bowl
Boston Climate Action Network
Boston Emergency Medical
Services, Honor Guard
Boston EMS
Boston Fire Department
Boston Fire Department
Honor Guard
Boston Little Saigon
Boston Party Adventures Characters
and Party Sleigh
Boston Police
Boston Wailers Drum Squad
Boston Windjammers
Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester
Brandy Fluker Oakley,
State Representative
Brian Worrell, Boston City Councillor, District 4
Cape Verdean Association Boston
Carney Hospital
Champion T.K.D.
Christopher Worrell,
State Representative
Codman Square Health Center
Disabled American Veteran’s
Honor Guard
Disabled American
Veteran’s Vehicles
Dorchester Food Co-Op
Dorchester Little Leagu
Dot Not For Sale
East West Mortgage LLC
Erin Murphy,
City Councillor at Large
Estrellas Tropicales
Fileds Corner Main Street
Firhouse Dixie
First Baptist Church
Frank Baker, City Councillor
District 3
Franklin Cummings Tech, Formerly
Franklin Institute of Technology
Hobos Jazz Band
Hot Tomales Brass Band
James T. Murphy, Chief Marshal
Jennifer Johnson, Candidate for
City Councillor District 3
Joel Richards, Candidate for City
Council District 3
John Fitzgerald for District 3
City Councillor
Julia Mejia, City Councillor
At Large
Katrina Kincade, Miss Massachusetts
Scholarship Organization
Kenny School Marching Band
Lilly Rose Valore,
Mayor of Dorchester
Mather Elementary School
Matt Patton for City Council
Michelle Wu, Mayor of Boston
National Lancers
New England Chic Modeling
New Magnolia Jazz Band
Next Birthday Project
Nick Collins, State Senator
Quincy-North Quincy High School
Marching Band
Ragtime Ensamble
Robert Burke For Congress
Roberto Clemente 21 Dancers
Roisin Dillon,
Little Miss Dorchester
Roma Band Musicians
Ruthzee Louijeune,
City Councillor At Large
Ryleigh Mahoney,
Co-Young Miss Dorchester
San Simon New England
Savannah Washington,
Co-Young Miss Dorchester
South Shore Joeys
Spartan’s Drum and Bugle Corp
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
Honor Guard
Tempo Rhythym Steel Pan Band
The Dot Tavern
The Mortgage Connection LLC
The New Liberty Jazz Band
The Tony Barrie Band
Uncle Sam’s Jazz
Uphams Community Car
Vietnamese American Community
of Massachusetts
Waltham American Legion
Trolley Band
Worcester Sound & Lights
Work Inc

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