St. Patrick’s Day will be here before you know it, so get ready for parades, parties, live music, drinking, eating and more!

One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Events in the Nation, the San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade has a little something for everyone. This year is the 173rd annual event!

The event will take place on Saturday, March 16 and will include both a parade along Market Street and a Festival at Civic Center Plaza. The festival will offer opportunities for everyone to learn more about Irish Culture and History. The festivities surrounding the parade will showcase Irish culture through live performances & entertainment, authentic food and drinks, and more. This year will also feature a special tribute to Sinead O’Connor and Shane MacGowan. The Festival at Civic Center Plaza will be take place after the Parade.

The Theme for the 2024 Parade & Festival will be UniteSF.

The Parade will begin at 11:30 AM at the corner of 2nd and Market Streets. Due to the large number of attendees, make sure to get to the parade route early so you can claim a comfortable spot.

2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Details

Date & Times

11:30AM-2PM: Parade

2PM-6PM: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Lineup (Music)

-Dublin Soul
-The Hooks
-Glide Ensemble & Change Band
-and special guests


11:30AM: Parade Starts
11:30AM: Civic Center Plaza Opens for Pre-Celebration
2PM: Parade Ends
2PM: The Party Begins at Civic Center Plaza
6PM: Event Ends

Get ready for a full day of fun and activities as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a big way!


If you want to double the St. Patrick’s Day fun, make sure to check out the LepraCon San Francisco Pub Crawl. Thousands of people head out to over 25 bars in The Marina, Polk Gulch, Russian Hill and more to enjoy cheap drink, dancing, music, food and fun. Details available at .


San Francisco St Patrick's Day Pub Crawl
San Francisco St Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl



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355 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102


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