Albany, NY’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1951.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 12 pm to 1:30 pm EST
The Parade will travel from Quail Street and Central Avenue to Washington Street, to State Street, turn at City Hall and end at Pearl Street.
If you want an interactive Google map, so you can get directions to some point along the parade route, click here!
The parade now includes representatives from Albany, NY's Irish groups including:
According to their website,
A mass will be held at 9am at Blessed Sacrament Church on Central Avenue before the parade congregates. The parade will step off at 2pm.
If it is a cold day, bring a warm hat, warm gloves, and warm shoes. For a sunny day, you’ll want to bring sunglasses, suntan lotion, and a hat. The parade goes on rain, shine or snow.
Mass transit is a great way to get in and out to see the parade.
If you want more information, such as to participate in the parade or become a sponsor, see the parade's official website here...
Find the parade's Facebook page here.