St. Patrick's Day Parade Shamrock

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown St. Louis will kick off at noon on Saturday, March 16.

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown St. Louis will take place on Saturday, March 16, at noon.

The parade starts at 20th and Market streets and proceeds east on Market to Broadway and then south on Broadway where it will disband at Clark Street.

The parade will feature over 130 units, including floats, bands, marching units, large helium-filled balloons, and more than 5,000 marchers.

Leading the 50th annual parade will be parade founder and St. Louis Irish Consul Joseph McGlynn Jr. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and other dignitaries will participate in a salute to the parade’s 50th anniversary.

The Michelob ULTRA St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run will precede the parade at 9 a.m.

For more information about the parade, call 314-241-PATS or visit www.irishparade.org.

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