Philadelphia ’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1771, which makes it the 2nd oldest Parade in the United States after the New York City Parade. For a complete history of the parade, click here.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 12 Noon through 3pm, will air LIVE on Fox 29!
The Parade will travel
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 Philadelphia 's Irish groups including:
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.
The subway is a great way to get in and out to see the parade. Get more SEPTA transportation infromation here.
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.