Mar 18
Old Sacramento St. Patrick's Day Parade

Old Sacramento St. Patrick's Day Parade

Presented by Downtown Sacramento Partnership at Old Sacramento Waterfront

Hundreds of colorful marchers dressed in green, along with Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactors and a variety of cultural organizations all join together to be a part of the 21st Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Over 50 units with nearly 1,000 marchers will be featured in the parade. Irish dancers in elaborate Celtic costumes, bagpipers, bands, military regiments, police and fire representatives, costumed marchers and a variety of cultural organizations bring the luck of the Irish to the event. The parade draws people from all over Northern California, bringing together thousands in the 28-acre historic site.  Last year more than 15,000 people turned out to enjoy the festivities.

Tentative Parade Route (Direction of parade precession subject to change based on the number of parade participants):
-Parade starts at Neasham and Front Street
-Parade heads West on Neasham Street to Front Street
-Past the reviewing stand on Front & K Streets (in front of the Delta King)
-Right (East) on J Street
-Right (South) on 2nd Street
-Right (West) on L Street
-Left (South) on Front Street – parade ends.

Note: All Old Sacramento streets will not allow parking until 3:00pm and will be closed to traffic from noon to 3:00 p.m. Parking can be found in one of three convenient garages: Old Sacramento Garage (2nd & I), Tower Garage (Capitol & Neasham), and Macy’s West (3rd & L).

Admission Info



Phone: (916) 970-5226


Dates & Times

2017/03/18 - 2017/03/18

Additional time info:

Festival 11:30pm
Parade starts at 1pm at Neasham and Front Streets.

Location Info

Old Sacramento Waterfront

1002 2nd Street, Sacramento, CA 95814