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St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been dazzling our community for 37 years!

What began as a small group of fun-loving revelers has blossomed into one of the largest annual events in Springfield! The parade is family-friendly, open to a wide range of participants, and joyful!

Donations and sponsorships make the parade possible. Thank you for your support!

Parade Day Schedule of Events 
12:00 – Vendors open at the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge (Commercial Street) Parade units begin forming (Benton Avenue & Division Street)

12:30 – Irish Pet Contest at the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge
Pet registration closes at noon on the day of the contest.

2:00 – Parade begins at Benton Avenue & Commercial Street
Parade registration closes at 1:30 pm on the day of the parade.

4:00 – Parade disbands (South Avenue and Elm Street)

4:30 – Celebration continues with Awards Ceremony at: 
Patton Alley Pub, 313 S Patton Ave

Earlier Event: March 16
Moon City Improv
Later Event: March 17