Sunday Parade (2018)

Sunday Parade

Sunday October 7, 2018

12-2 PM, Parade from Davis to Harvard Square

Parades have been important an important part of the Honk! Festival since it started in 2006. Our 2018 Sunday parade from Davis Square to Harvard Square, to “Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes, and Feet” will include over 60 bands and community groups! Interested in joining the parade? See our Parade Resources page for information about how to create spectacular images for the street. If you’d like to join the parade, or have other questions, contact .

There will be an accessible viewing area on Sunday for the parade from noon – 2:00 at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Garden Street at Harvard Square, Cambridge. The drop off area is on Garden Street at Massachusetts Ave.

There will also be an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter at the Main Stage in Harvard Square for the Parade Commentary as the parade enters Harvard Square starting at about 1:00 PM.


2018 Parade Route

View HONK! Parade Route in a larger map

2018 Honk Parade Order


Street Closings

Here is the list of street closings we have been given (be sure to check back as we get closer to the parade because they do get changed):

  • Orchard Street (then starting on Mass. Ave. in North Cambridge and heading east:)
  • Day
  • Chester
  • Milton
  • Blake
  • Beech
  • Upland Road
  • Mount Vernon
  • Arlington
  • Lancaster
  • Linnaean
  • Martin
  • Hudson
  • Shepard
  • Langdon
  • Chauncy
  • Waterhouse
  • Garden



Photo by Candice Imming