Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to ) .
For a complete history of the parade, click here. Savannah, GA,
claims an unofficial record of
having the largest attendance of 750,000 Savannah's Historic
Park District fountains water is dyed green several days before
the parade. Savannah does not have
an open container law so beer is usually sold on
River Street, Bay Street and in City Market.
Saturday, March 17, 2017 from 10 am to 1:30 pm EST
The parade in Savannah always takes place on the actual day of Saint Patrick's Day; even if that day is during the work week. It will begin promptly at 10:15 AM.
The parade starts at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral on Abercorn Street and usually travels through Savannah's Historic Park District and Bay Street. (the specific route changes from year to year)
If you want an interactive Google map, so you can get directions to some point along the parade route, click here!
If you'd like to see photos from last year's parade, click here.
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.
Parade website: 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.