Get ready for the streets of Downtown Savannah to be sprinkled green with Irish pride this St. Patrick’s Day at the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade! After a two year hiatus, the parade is ready to hit the streets this year, and it’s gonna be bigger and better than ever. Read on for all the details about the BEST St. Patrick’s Day parade around.
When & Where Will the Parade Take Place?
The parade has been a Savannah institution since 1824, a time-honored tradition to honor St. Patrick on March 17th. The parade kicks off this year at 10:15 AM at the intersection of Abercorn Street and Gwinnett Street, running south on Abercorn and then west on Broughton Street making a wide loop and returning north on Bull Street. The routhe ends at the reviewing stand on Bull and Liberty Street. To review the official parade route and download a map, visit here.
How Can I Enter the Parade?
It’s not too late to be a part of one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country! Parade entries must be consistent with the celebration of honoring Saint Patrick and the Irish-American Heritage. Whether you choose to make a float on a vehicle, ride bikes, march, or dance yourself silly, there’s one goal in mind: have fun!
Will There Be Bleacher Seating for Spectators?
Yes! Bleacher seating is available in various spots throughout the parade route. Whether you’re looking to attend solo, with friends, or a part of a larger group, there are plenty of different seating options to check out. For more information, visit here.
What’s the Best Way to Get to the Parade?
There are a few different ways you can get to the parade. You can drive yourself, and park at one of the many public parking garages, or take the guesswork out of finding a paid spot and take the shuttle. The CAT Shuttle will be running to the event, so make sure to check out their schedule.
Don’t miss one of Savannah’s greatest events of the year this St. Patrick’s Day. For more around town fun, check out our blog.