The JOY Parade | Part of Augment by Nick Cave

Saturday 9/14/19, 11am - 1pm , Cyclorama Building, Boston

We’re taking the jubilation of Nick Cave’s Augment to the streets with Boston’s first-ever joy parade! Participation is limited so sign up to make sure you're a part of it.


The inflatable sculpture along with 100 Boston-area artists & performers, and YOU will form a celebratory three-mile procession relocating the sculpture, creating a joyful public spectacle, and bridging the South End and Upham’s Corner neighborhoods.

Together with our partners, we’re activating neighborhoods from the South End to Upham’s Corner, celebrating community joy, and putting the power of collective making on display from 11 AM to 7 PM

11 AM PARADE Steps off in the South End | Annual Arts & Health Festival kicks-off in Upham’s Corner

12 PM PARADE arrives in Dudley Square | First-ever inPublic Block Party gets underway in Upham’s

1 PM PARADE arrives in Upham’s, welcomed by the Upham’s Corner Arts & Health Fest + inPublic!

7 PM Festivals & Block Party End

Be a part of it and celebrate the multiplicity of people, art, partnerships, cultures, and communities in the city. We’ll have local food, more than 100 Boston performers, including music by BAMS Fest, public making activities, explorations of shared joy and healing, a 56,000 square foot inflatable sculpture by artist Nick Cave, and a community-created building wrap on display at 555 Columbia Rd.

We invite the public to register to walk in the parade by clicking the ticket link below. No special talent is necessary. Festive and creative attire is strongly encouraged. If you do have a special talent, consider applying to be one of our featured, paid parade performers.

Posted by Dee T.  

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