St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Admission Info: Free Event
External Link: Event Website
Second–largest St. Patrick’s Parade in the USA. 23,000 participants. 200 marching units including 18 marching bands. Floats and many other groups representing several Irish heritage and other ethnic heritage organizations. In 2012, the Parade drew over 350,000 spectators on a warm, sunny day. Participants will include the 2013 Grand Marshal Glenn Cannon, and the yet to be announced Miss Smiling Irish Eyes 2013, along with St. Patrick Himself.
Formation begins at the Greyhound Bus Station (Liberty Avenue and 11th Street). Staging will take place from the bus station and away from Downtown to 27th Street. The parade will proceed from the intersection of Liberty and 11th Streets to Grant Street to the Boulevard of the Allies, where it will turn right. Proceed on the Boulevard of the Allies to the Reviewing Stand at Stanwix Street. Disburse at Commonwealth Place.
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Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade