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40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

Come experience the largest St. Patrick's Day Parade west of the Mississippi! Join the Irish Congress of Southern California for the 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival taking place on Saturday, March 14, 2020 starting at 10:30 AM at Fifth Avenue and Laurel Street. Join more than 30,000 attendees in our annual celebration featuring a parade with over 120 entries, followed by an Irish Festival in Balboa Park.

Sixth Ave & Laurel St
San Diego, CA 92103

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Date & Time

Mar 14, 2020
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Parade starts at 10:30 AM.

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Free

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