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2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco

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Saturday, March 14, 2015 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Downtown San Francisco | Howard & 2nd Streets, San Francisco, CA



2015 St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
Photo: David Yu

The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 164th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one of the city’s most popular events.

164th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Saturday, March 14, 2015
– Parade: Starts at 11:30 am
– Festival: 10 am to 5 pm
Parade begins on the corner of Market and 2nd Street and runs to Civic Center
Festival is in Civic Center Plaza
FREE

2015 St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival | San FranciscoThe parade will start at the corner of Market and Second Streets where over 100 colorful floats, Irish dance troupes and marching bands will wind their way to Civic Center Plaza.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates and showcases the 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, will proudly march up Market Street.

The popular festival is back in 2015 and will take place from 10 am to 5 pm in Civic Center Plaza.

The colorful festivities surrounding the parade will showcase Irish Culture through live performance and entertainment, arts and crafts exhibitors, food and beverage concessions, children’s rides and inflatables, cultural displays, a petting zoo and pony ride and a number of non-profits booths representing the Irish community.

2015 St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco

Photo credit: Whelan-Kennelly Irish Dancers by Mark | Flickr


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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