Boston Marathon Parking and Viewing Guide 2023

Searching for Boston Marathon parking? We’ve got you covered!

Boston Marathon Parking

The 127th Boston Marathon is coming up on Monday, April 17. This year, the Marathon has almost 30,000 qualifying participants from more than 100 countries running the 26.2 mile course.

Millions of spectators will line the streets of Boston to cheer on the runners. Our advice? Get there early and plan ahead, especially if you want to find someone along the race route.

Check out our spectators’ guide for everything you need to know!

Boston Marathon Parking at the Finish Line

If you’re looking for Boston Marathon parking at the finish line, use SpotHero to reserve your spot in advance. Check out the Boston Marathon parking page to compare locations and prices. You can also download the SpotHero app for iPhone or Android.

Check your parking pass for any street closures, which begin at 6:15 a.m. We’ll also include tips on the best garage entrance/exit to use.

Reserve parking at the Finish Line here.

Boston Marathon Course Map

Download the Official Boston Marathon App

Whether you’re running the race or cheering someone on, one of the first things you’ll want to do is download the official Boston Marathon race app. You can track a runner’s progress, as well as view the schedule of events, real-time weather, and an interactive course map.

Download their app for iPhone or Android.

Boston Marathon Parking Restrictions & Street Closures

Roads will begin shutting down around the city of Boston leading up to race morning. the first scheduled street closure is Ashland at 6:15 a.m.

Top 4 Locations to See the Runners

  1. Start
  2. Heartbreak Hill
  3. Wessley College and Boston College
  4. Finish Line

Boston Marathon Quick Facts

When: Monday, April 17, 2023. Entrant start times are below. For a full list of marathon events, visit the Boston Marathon’s official page.
Where: The Marathon starts on Main Street in Hopkinton, and finishes in Copley Square in Boston.

Price: $225 for U.S. residents and $235 for international residents. Entry for the marathon is now closed, but the marathon is free to watch!

DivisionsStart Time
Men’s Wheelchair9:02 a.m. ET
Women’s Wheelchair9:05 a.m. ET
Handcycles & Duos9:30 a.m. ET
Professional Men9:37 a.m. ET
Professional Women9:47 a.m. ET
Para Athletics Divisions9:50 a.m. ET
Rolling Start for All Participants10:00 a.m. ET

Good luck, runners!