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Naples, Florida St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Naples, Florida’s St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back over 40 years to 1976.   For a complete history of the Houston parade, click here.


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, starting at 11 am. See the parade's website here for the latest updates. From 11am-1pm.


The parade staging area and beginning of the parade will be at Saint Ann’s Church in Old Naples. The parade travels down 3rd Street South to 5th Avenue, then goes down 8th Street South to end at Crayton Cove. Free parking will be at the 2 parking garages or along the streets near surrounding 5th Ave South. !

More about the parade:

According to their website, the parade isNaples, FL parade route

Free to attend! This is a rain or shine event. There will be floats, fire engines, school groups, bands, dance troupes, boy and girl scouts and civic groups making their way up Third Street and down 5th Ave South for this annual tradition in Naples! Wear green and festive attire and be prepared to catch candy, beads and other goodies from parade participants! This is always a VERY popular event and parking/space for seating along the street, goes very quickly. Everything is first come, first serve. No saving spots and no reservations.
Over 4 decades ago, a group of fun-loving Neapolitan’s got together and decided to have a parade to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Through the hard work of many volunteers and the generous support of patrons, the Parade has prospered in the decades since. It is now the largest privately-funded Parade in the state of Florida. It draws over 40,000 people to downtown Naples each year to celebrate Irish heritage and Irish culture in America.
*Occurring at 9:30am before the parade will be the annual flag raising which takes place the morning of the Parade and is held at The Dock Restaurant at Crayton Cove. This traditional program honors veterans and public safety personnel, who will be featured along with color guards and musical accompaniment. Free coffee and danishes will be available.
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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. Private lots will be charging a fee to park. Please do NOT block driveways, park in bike lanes, park on sidewalks. or on other people's properties.

More information

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

Find the Naples, Florida parade's Facebook page here.



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