167th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
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Civic Center Plaza | 355 McAllister St., San Francisco, CA
The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 167th 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.
167th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Saturday, March 17, 2018
– Festival Hours: 10 am to 5 pm in the Plaza
– Parade: Begins at 11:30 am at 2nd and Market
The Festival will take place before, during and after the Parade on Saturday. The Parade begins at the corner of Second and Market, where more than 5,000 participants from all over the states will reel about with laughter and revelry all the way to City Hall.
Live Music on Main Stage:
- 11 am to 12:30 pm: The Crooked Road Ceili Band
- 1 pm to 2:30 pm: The Irish Newsboys
- 3 pm to 4:30 pm: The Jerry Hannan Band
The Festival at City Hall provides a great opportunity for attendees to learn more about Irish history and culture while having fun at the event.
The colorful festivities surrounding the parade will showcase Irish culture through live performances and entertainment, arts and crafts exhibitors, food and beverage concessions, children’s rides and inflatables, and non-profits booths representing the Irish community.
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