The first Sunday in June is officially Dorchester Day! The parade starts at 1:00 p.m. in Lower Mills at the corner of Washington Street & Dorchester Avenue and travels along Dorchester Avenue to Savin Hill at the corner of Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue. Come out and show your Dorchester Pride!  

Here is a list of places to celebrate pre or post parade! Check back as this list will be updated. 

Lace up your sneakers

Register for the Project D.E.E.P & Blarney Stone Dorchester Day 5K. Race starts and ends at the Blarney Stone on Sunday, June 2nd 12pm shotgun start. Registration begins at 11am. You can also register online! Cookout immediately following!

Lower Mills Tavern

Start off your Dot Day with a little brunch at LMT!  How about some Cinnamon Roll Pancakes or Chicken and Biscuits?  Celebrate the neighborhood with a glass of sparkling rose!


Blend is celebrating Dot Day with its legendary Disco Brunch from 11am-3pm + a Dot Pride High Noon Tea later in the afternoon with Harlow Havoc and Izzy Ready!

Yellow Door Taqueria

Yellow Door just opened their patio!  Pre-game or post-parade with some margaritas and tacos!  You can check out their menu here! 

American Provisions

Order up your meat and cheese boards for you Dot Day Celebrations!  American Provisions will also be offering free tastings (wine and snacks) as part of the DorchFest event and look for specials on Dot Day!

Dot Tavern

The Mayor of Dorchester, Maeghan Driscoll will be hosting a special post parade party on Sunday from 6pm-9pm at the Dot Tavern with country music, Dot Day merch, photobooth, bbq and more! Stop by!

The Bowery Bar

The Bowery Bar will be celebrating with brunch the patio! 

Dorchester Brewing Company

Be on the lookout for Dorchester Brewing Co. float during the parade. Post-parade head to the brewery to continue the celebration! 


Start parade day off with one of our favorite spots in Dorchester for brunch! dbar serves brunch from 11am to 3pm. Right now we’re loving their breakfast burrito on their patio!  Tea Dance starts at 4pm! 


Hang out on the patio at 224 Boston on parade day and order up a bucket of bubbles! Or maybe one of 224’s famous burgers paired with Bloody Mary! 

Dot Day Brunch at Harp + Bard

Enjoy brunch on Sunday from 11am-3pm at Harp + Bard featuring music by DJ Begbick from 12pm-5pm.

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