It should be on the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day, March 12, 2023. starting at 1:30 pm. ALWAYS see their website for for latest updates. They could have changed or cancelled it after we last updated this page..
The Parade will start at the intersection of N. Pinckney and E. Mifflin St. and then go counter-clockwise around the Capital Square, exiting at East Washington Avenue.
View a larger printable PDF version of the Madison, WI St. Patrick's Day Parade Route Map here.
If you want an interactive Google map, so you can get directions to some point along the parade route, click here!
The parade has Music, Dance and a Family celebration!
If you'd like to see photos from past years' parades, click here. But the parade is not just an “Irish thing”. According to their website, the parade
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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)!
Mass transit is a great way to get in and out to see the parade.
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.
Hotline: Scott - - 608.843-0602.