The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl for the fifth time since 2002. With the Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins all having succesful seasons since then, the championship parade on Duck Boats has become a tradition among Boston sports fans. #jo704
At 9:30 a.m., the T was already packed with Patriots fans. It could take around four or five trains for someone to finally board at the Brookline Village station in the D Line, towards Government Center.
Near the Hynes Convention Center, fans braved the elements and some even climbed on trees.
Annie Messeck (left) and Suzie Brown have been to every Patriots and Red Sox parade since 2001. "We're comfortable with this," they said.
Kyle Davis and Will Reed (wearing a goat mask) came all the way from Concord, NH, for their first parade. They said there was no way they'd miss this one.
Will Rodriguez, from Dorcester, spent three hours making his own Lombardi Trophy.
Despite being 17 years old, Shawn Sergeant has been to every Patriots parade, even as a baby, with his parents. He's never seen the team not have a winning record by the end of the season.
(Picture taken with his parent's consent)