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Boston Marathon Parking and Viewing Guide 2021

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

Boston Marathon Parking

The 125th Boston Marathon is coming up on Monday, October 11. After being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Marathon has 9,215 qualifying runners this year 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

Lot AddressMarathon Day RateReserve Online
400 Stuart Street – Clarendon Garage/Valet$19Book Now
131 Dartmouth St. – Garage$22Book Now
Back Bay Garage – 199 Clarendon St.$35Book Now
126 Dartmouth St. Garage$18Book Now
Copley Place Garage – 100 Huntington Ave.$16Book Now

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.

Read 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.

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 5 Locations to See the Runners

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

Boston Marathon Facts

When: Monday, October 11, 2021
Where: Hopkinton Center

Men’s Wheelchair8:02 a.m. ET
Women’s Wheelchair8:05 a.m. ET
Handcycles & Duos8:30 a.m. ET
Professional Men8:37 a.m. ET
Professional Women8:45 a.m. ET
Para Athletics Divisions8:50 a.m. ET
Rolling Start for All Participants9:00 a.m. ET

Good luck, runners!