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Bridgeport, CT St. Patrick's Day Parade

Bridgeport, CT’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back 52 years. 


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 12 pm. See the parade's website here for the latest updates.


The Parade will start at Burroughs Community, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport (corner of Fairfield Avenue and Ellsworth Street) and travels down Fairfield Avenue to The Castle, Black Rock, 3171 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport (corner of Courtland Avenue)

More about the parade:

The annual Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place through downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut. The parade celebrates Irish culture, heritage, and community, and is a way to support the Irish Cultural Society.  The parade includes bagpipe and pipe bands from the region, as well as local schools. It's recommended to bring kids and families to the parade

Events Schedule St. Patrick’s Day Activities

St. Patrick's Day Parade of Greater Bridgeport, CT

Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Celebration Committee produces the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Bridgeport, CT.

8:30 AM Mass
St. Augustine Cathedral, 359 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport

9:30 AM Flag Raising Ceremony
45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport

10 AM Gaelic-American Club Annual Flag Raising Ceremony
74 Beach Road, Fairfield

12 Noon Parade in Black Rock

2 PM Aer Lingus Raffle |
The Castle, Black Rock

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 Bridgeport, CT St Patrick's Day parade's official website here...

Find the Bridgeport parade's Facebook page here.

Phone: 619-405-3523



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