St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Philadelphia’s long-standing celebration of everything Irish
Date & Time
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Parade begins at 12 p.m.
The second oldest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the country, Philadelphia’s annual celebration is one that should not be missed.
Philadelphia’s religious and cultural celebration of St. Patrick’s Day is the largest Philadelphia parade with approximately 20,000 participants who represent more than 150 groups including marching bands, music dance groups, youth groups, Irish associations, floats, flags and spectators in their green-bedecked finery.
Thousands of spectators line the Parkway to enjoy the Parade each year on the Sunday prior to St. Patrick’s Day. The first documented St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Parade in Philadelphia was held in 1771, marking more than 240 continuous years of celebrations.
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