San Francisco’s 162nd Saint Patrick’s Day Parade


By A Sanchez

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 16, 2013 at 11:30 AM


Event Description

Attracting some 100,000 revelers, the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade
stival is one of the city’s most popular events.

The Festival begins Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11:30 am. - Rain or shine

With over a hundred colorful floats, Irish dance troupes and marching bands, including thousands and thousands of participants, young and old alike, will electrify Market Street and Civic Center Plaza.The parade begins on the corner of Market and Second Street and runs down Market to Civic Center

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates and showcases our Irish community, Irish culture and character in all its forms. Featured groups from throughout the Bay Area’s Irish community including schools, youth organizations, labor unions, cultural groups, as well as the San Francisco Police and Fire Departments in addition to many of our political leaders will proudly march up Market Street.

Again this year, the popular Irish Festival will be held at Civic Center Plaza, in front of City Hall before, during and after the Parade. The Festival gives you an opportunity to learn more about Irish history and culture.

Come join the KOFY Street Team in celebrating Irish culture! There will be live music, food, beverages and free giveways!

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