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Sioux Falls St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sioux Falls, South Dakota St. Patrick's day parade
Sioux Falls’ St. Patrick’s Day parade dates back 44 years!.


The St. Patrick's Day Parade should be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, starting at 2 pm. See the parade's website here for the latest updates.


The Parade will travel on Phillips Avenue, from 13th Street to 5th Street

More about the parade:

The parade

If you'd like to see photos from past years' Sioux Falls parades, click here. But the parade is not just an “Irish thing”. According to their website, the parade

The traditional painting of the shamrock will take place at 11:00am in front of The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, 100 S Phillips Avenue. The event will be public and Phillips Avenue will be closed at 10:45am between 9th and 10th Streets.

The parade takes off from Phillips Avenue and 13th Street at 2:00pm and ends around 5th Street. Streets adjacent to the route are closed at 1:30pm and parking is not allowed on Phillips Avenue starting late Saturday morning. The parade will begin staging at 12:30pm on Main and Dakota Avenues between 11th and 13th Streets.

Registration for the parade is now open and will close March 6, parade rules found here. Buttons are available in advance at the Chamber of Commerce office, 200 N Phillips Ave., and numerous businesses throughout the community. They can also be purchased the day of the parade.

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 Sioux Falls St Patrick's Day parade's official website here...



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