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Grand Rapids, MI St. Patrick's Day Parade

Grand Rapids st. patrick's day parade
Grand Rapids, MI’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back to . For a complete history of the Grand Rapids, MI parade, click here.


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 11 am to 12 pm. See the parade's website here for the latest updates.


The parade will start at Library St. NE(between Grand Rapids Public Library and Veterans Memorial Park) and end at Calder Plaza. Grand Rapids Public Library / Veterans Memorial Park, 111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, 49503,

If you want an interactive Google map, so you can get directions to some point along the Grand Rapids, MI parade route, click here!

More about the parade:

 According to their website, the parade

The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade celebrates Irish-America and Irish culture in Grand Rapids. Bring the whole family out to see the streets of Grand Rapids filled with green for the annual St. Patrick's Day

Attending the parade as a spectator

What to bringGrand Rapids, MI St. Patrick's Parade

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 Grand Rapids, MI St Patrick's Day parade's official website here...

Find the Grand Rapids, MI parade's Facebook page here.

Patrick Sullivan


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