“The City of New Bedford Police Department wishes to announce that the 106th Annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Parade will be held today, August 7.
The parade will form at Brooklawn Park and will step off at 2:00 pm from Brooklawn Street and Acushnet Avenue. The following streets will be closed off:
• South on Acushnet Avenue to Earle Street
• East on Earle Street to Madeira Avenue
• North on Madeira Avenue into the feast grounds
A parking ban will be in effect along the entire route, including Tinkham Street between Madeira Avenue and Hope Street, and Hope Street between Tinkham Street and Nash Road.
Please plan your travels accordingly as there will be traffic delays and the towing of vehicles if necessary that do not comply with the parking ban.
We ask for your cooperation in order to ensure a successful parade!” -City of New Bedford Police Department.