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Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade

Huntsville 2023 St. Patrick's Day parade route
Huntsville, Alabama’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1978. For a complete history of the parade, click here.


Saturday, March 16, 2024 starting at 11 am.
See the Huntsville St. Patrick's Day parade website for latest updates. They could have changed or cancelled it after we last updated this page.


The Annual Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick's Day Parade will travel through downtown Huntsville

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:

If you'd like to see photos from past years' parades, click here. According to their website, the parade is an

 annual tradition is a celebration of Irish culture & heritage. There is NO COST to register and march in the parade, and everyone is invited.
Please use this convenient form to let us know that you plan on participating in this year's parade!
All registrants are expected to abide by the rules in the Participant Rulebook and sign a release form.
Don't forget to check out the other events going on in our area!

Attending the parade as a spectatorDowntown Huntsville  parking agarages

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. If driving, they suggest finding a public parking garage. There is much more info about the downtown Huntsville area and garages. There is also an interactive map.

More information

If you want more information, such as to participate in the parade or become a sponsor, see the Huntsville parade's official website here...

Find the parade's Facebook page here.


Phone: (978) 770-3623.

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