Hundreds of colorful marchers dressed in green, along with Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactors and a variety of cultural organizations all join together to be a part of the 22nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The parade steps off promptly at 1:00 p.m. from Neasham and Front Streets in Old Sacramento and proceeds throughout the national historic landmark district.
What time should you arrive?
Musicians and dancers wil begin performing at 11:30 throughout the district! Find them on L Street, 2nd and K Street, and J Street! All performers will visit these three stops. Performing Groups TBA.
Where should you watch the parade?
For the best view, head to the boardwalks of L Street, Front Street, J Street, and 2nd Street!
What else is going on?
After the parade, head to 2nd and K Street to sing and dance along with The Mighty Murphys, an acoustic band playing instruments from the Irish tradition. They’ll play on stage 2-3pm.
Head to K Street to visit our Vendor Village and explore fun local businesses. Don’t forget to stop and eat at one of our many restaurants and visit the local shops and merchants!