Dorchester Day

Dorchester Day 5K | June 5

The Project D.E.E.P & The Blarney Stone presents the Dorchester Day 5K. Cookout, raffle and awards immediately following the race. 

When: Sun, June 5th 12pm, Registration at 11am.

Where: The Blarney Stone, 1505 Dorchester Ave


  • $30 Pre Race Fee/$35 Race Day Fee

Children Under 12:

  • $15 Pre Race Fee/$20 Race Day Fee

Free T-shirt for the first 50 entries received. 

For more inforamtion or to register online visit

Dorchester Day 5K | June 7

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Run to celebrate Dorchester Day and support Project D.E.E.P and Blarney Stone! Race begins and ends at the Blarney Stone and runs down Dorchester Ave. towards Lower Mills and back along the same route. Awards, raffle, and cookout immediately after the race! 


When: Sunday, June 7th

Registration: 11:00AM

Race: 12:15PM Sharp!

Where: Begins and Ends at Blarney Stone

1505 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester

To register:


Dorchester Day Parade Chief Marshal's Dinner | June 5

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An evening to celebrate the 2015 Chief Marshal and honor the 2015 Mayor of Dorchester.! *Tickets not available at the door!


When: Friday, June 5th


Where: Florian Hall 

55 Hallet Street, Dorchester

To purchase tickets: please call the Dorchester Day Parade Committee at (857) 756-3675. 

For more info:

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Dorchester Day happens every year on the first Sunday in June. It is to honor the establishing of Dorchester as a town of Boston and the History of the many events it provided. Come to the Dorchester Day Parade and join your community in a celebration of all things Dorchester! 

The parade starts in Lower Mills and travels along Dorchester Avenue to Savin Hill at the corner of Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue.

When: Sunday, June 7th


Where: Lower Mills

Corner of Washington Street and Dorchester Ave

For more info


Dorchester Day Parade 10K Cocktails and Cash Drawing | May 22

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Join us for a night of fun and help support the efforts of the Dorchester Day Parade Committee. There will be music, entertainment, delicious appetizers, and great raffle prizes!

General Admission into the event is $25. One entry in the 10K Drawing with admittance for 2 is $100. All Proceeds benefit the Dorchester Day Parade!


When: Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Doors open 7:00PM

Drawing begins at 7:30PM

Where: Florian Hall

55 Hallet Street, Dorchester

For additional information or to purchase tickets: please contact the 10K Committee at (617) 909-6451 or


Dorchester Day Parade, Sunday June 3d

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The entire Dorchester community is preparing for the upcoming 108th Dorchester Day Parade, which starts at 1 PM in Lower Mills, will march four miles along Dorchester Avenue and end at Columbia Road. The Dorchester Reporter has the details here.

Below is a list of the Parade Honorees.  For more details see the website here.

2012 Parade Honorary:
Grand Marshal Maureen Feeney

2012 Parade Chief Marshal
Ralph F. Browne, Jr.
Ret. Army, Member of the William E. Carter Post #16

2012 Mayor of Dorchester
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Annual Kick-Off Dinner for Dot Day | March 29

Come celebrate the kick-off of the Dorchester Day season with a helping of Gerard's Restaurant famous meatloaf and hear the winning essays selected by the Dorchester Day Parade Committee. Tickets can be bought at the door. The rates are $15 for adults, $7 for children, and $30 for a family of four. The dinner starts at 6:30PM at the First Parish Church, 10 Parish Street, Dorchester, MA. For information, please contact Marty Hogan at 617.412.9822 or visit their website:

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