2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
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Downtown San Francisco | Howard & 2nd Streets, San Francisco, CA
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
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.
Photo credit: Whelan-Kennelly Irish Dancers by Mark | Flickr
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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