Put on your best green outfit and pin a shamrock on your lapel, because March is coming, and with it arrives the 2017 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This annual event is full of festive fun for celebrating Irish pride and heritage in the city. Everyone is Irish on St. Patty's Day in New York!
All About the St. Patty’s Day Parade in NYC
This is one of the biggest parades of the year in New York. Find out all about how to join in on the St. Patty's Day fun.
This year, the New York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is happening on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 11am to 5pm. The parade route will follow 5th Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street.
There are a variety of organizations and groups that march in the St. Patty’s Day Parade in NYC. Every year, the parade is led by the Grand Marshall as well as the Irish 69th Regiment. They are followed by Irish county societies, Irish societies of NYC, schools and colleges, Irish language societies, Emerald societies, and many more groups and organizations.
Other St. Patrick’s Day Festivities
For other St. Patty’s Day events, try the Irish Arts Center’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Open Day on March 12th, which features music, dancing, crafts, tea time, face painting and more.
Or, attend Sober St. Patrick’s Day at the St. Patrick’s Youth Center Gym on March 17th. The event will celebrate Ireland without alcohol and instead will feature authentic dance, music, food, and drinks.
If you will be traveling to New York City for St. Patrick’s Day festivities, or are just taking a weekend jaunt, stay with us at Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel.