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Minneapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade

 

Minneapolis’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1969 when Duff’s Bar and the
Bradford’s Pub initiated the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade for
Minneapolis with one float!  For a complete history of the parade, click here.

When:

Friday, March 17, 2017 usually held in the evening starting at 7:30 pm.

Where:

The Parade will travel in REVERSE direction this year running North to South along Marquette Ave. starting at South 6th Street and concluding at South 11th Street.

If you want an interactive Google map, so you can get directions to some point along the parade route, click here!

More about the parade:

According to their website, the parade

The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Association welcomes your family to join us this year in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2017!
The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Friday, March 17th, beginning 7:30 p.m. The parade route REVERSED this year running North to South along Marquette Ave. starting at South 6th Street and concluding at South 11th Street.
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Attending the parade as a spectator

What to bring

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. And of course, it is traditional to be dressed in GREEN (or orange or white – colors of the Irish flag)!

Transportation and Parking

Mass transit is a great way to get in and out to see the parade.

More information

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.

Phone: 763-234-0669.

Email: themspda@gmail.com\.

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