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2024 St. Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patrick's Day parades are held throughout the world, wherever Irish migrated! Massive parades are held in New York City, Chicago, and parades and celebrations are held in many other cities, places you may not expect, like Savannah, Georgia.

This year, concerns over CoronaVirus are causing most parades to be cancelled this year. We're trying to keep up with it, but be sure to check on the parade's own website (click the link we provided on the pages below) as some of these are likely to be last minute.

Here's one anyone (of drinking age and working) can do: Jameson Will Pay You $50 To Take Time Off Work and Have Fun on St. Patrick's Day

Top 100 Major Saint Patrick's Day parades, in alphabetical order by city / state (or country)

Listed in city alphabetical order, along with percentage of Irish ancestry (where it is known) There are at least 2 dozen in New Jersey alone.

  1. Abington, MA
  2. Albany, NY (15.6% Irish ancestry)
  3. Alexandria, VA
  4. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  5. Atlantic City, NJ
  6. Auckland, NZ
  7. Augusta, GA
  8. Austin, TX
  9. Baltimore, MD
  10. Bellingham, WA
  11. Boston, MA (20.4% Irish ancestry) (Middlesex County, MA is 16.9% Irish)
  12. Bremerton, WA
  13. Bridgeport, CT
  14. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  15. Buffalo, NY
  16. Cape Co, MA
  17. Charlotte, NC
  18. Chicago, IL
  19. Cincinnati, OH
  20. Colorado Springs, CO
  21. Dallas, TX
  22. Denver, CO
  23. Dublin, Ireland Not to be confused with other "Dublins, such as parades in:
  24. Dublin, California, USA
  25. Dublin, Georgia, USA
  26. Dublin, Ohio, USA
  27. Eureka Springs, AR
  28. Grand Rapids, MI
  29. Greenwich, CT
  30. Hartford, CT
  31. Henderson / Las Vegas Nevada
  32. Hollywood, FL (for other areas of Florida see this page)
  33. Holyoke, MA
  34. Houston, TX
  35. Huntsville, AL
  36. Indianapolis, IN
  37. Jacksonville, FL (No parade - only events)
  38. Keansburg, NJ
  39. Little Rock, Arkansas
  40. London, UK
  41. Madison, WI
  42. Manchester, NH
  43. Memphis, TN
  44. Miami, FL area
  45. Milford, CT
  46. Milwaukee, WI
  47. Minneapolis, MN
  48. Montreal, Québec, Canada
  49. Morris County, Morristown, NJ
  50. Mumbai, India
  51. Munich, Germany
  52. Naples, FL
  53. New Orleans, LA
  54. New Haven, CT
  55. New Jersey (MANY parades here)
  56. New York City, NY (Long Island, NY has 13.1% Irish ancestry) Other St. Patrick's Day events in NYC
  57. Newport, RI
  58. Norfolk, VA
  59. Norwich, CT
  60. Ocean City, NJ
  61. Ocean County, NJ (Seaside Heights)
  62. Orlando - Winter Park, FL
  63. Pennsylvania - other St. Patrick's day parades and events
  64. Philadelphia, PA (14.2% Irish ancestry)
  65. Phoenix, AZ
  66. Pinehurst, NC
  67. Pittsburgh, PA
  68. Portland, OR
  69. Providence, RI
  70. Roanoke, VA
  71. San Diego, CA
  72. San Francisco, CA
  73. Sarasota, FL
  74. Savannah, GA
  75. Scituate, MA
  76. Seattle, WA
  77. Sioux Falls, SD
  78. Spokane, WA
  79. St. Augustine, FL
  80. St. Louis, MO
  81. St. Paul, MN
  82. Stamford, CT
  83. Sussex County, NJ
  84. Sydney, Australia
  85. Syracuse, NY ( 15.0% Irish ancestry)
  86. Tampa, FL
  87. Toronto, Canada
  88. Virginia City, NV
  89. Washington, DC
  90. Wilmington, DE (13.0% Irish ancestry)
  91. Worcester County, MA, Worcester, MA 14.8%

References

  • Ancestry percentages: Forbes.com
  • Peabody, MA 15.8%
    Camden, NJ 14.8%
    Among 100 largest metros. Primary Irish ancestry only.