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168th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Civic Center Plaza | Grove & Larkin San Francisco, CA 94102


The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture. The Parade will start at the corner of Market and Second Streets where over a hundred colorful floats, Irish dance troupes and marching bands will wind their way to Civic Center Plaza.

The popular Festival is back this year and will commence right after the Parade. Building on the success of the last several years, the organizers of the Parade and Festival are expecting another memorable event.

168th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Festival Hours: 10 am to 5 pm in the Plaza
Parade: Begins at 11:30 am at 2nd and Market
FREE

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.

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, a children’s zone, and non-profits booths representing the Irish community.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Live Music, San Francisco, St. Patrick's Day, Theater & Performance, Top Annual Events
Address: Grove & Larkin San Francisco, CA 94102

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