2018 St. Patrick's Day Information

bagpipesThis year the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 17. As is tradition, the Parade begins at 10:15 a.m. following celebration of Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

Be sure to check this page for 2018 festival updates and vendor information as the St. Patrick's Day approaches!

About the Parade

The parade begins at the corner of Gwinnett and Abercorn, and makes its way north on Abercorn to Broughton, where it turns east to East Broad Street. The parade turns north on E Broad and then heads west on Bay, past City Hall, where it takes a left on Bull Street, ending at Harris Street.

Schedule of Events

St. Patrick's Day is packed with events to celebrate the holiday. Join in the fun at Forsyth Park for the Greening of the Fountain as the flowing clear waters become a sparkling emerald green and show up early to find a great spot along the parade route.

Get St. Patrick's Breaking News on Twitter or Facebook

While St. Patrick’s Day is a wonderful celebration, it can be a disruption to downtown residents and businesses. In an effort to keep you informed about those disruptions, or any other changes, the City is using the tools of Facebook and Twitter. We'll be using social media to alert the public to the local ordinances which pertain to parade and festival participants and spectators. During the festival, we will post updates regarding traffic, street closures, parking and other public safety information.

To receive these alerts, "like" the City's St. Pat's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/savstpat or follow the City's St. Pat's Twitter account at www.twitter.com/savstpat. Registration on both sites is free.

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