Save the Date! (Parade Day 2023)

Save the Date! (Parade Day 2023) The next Baltimore St. Patrick Parade and the next Shamrock 5K Race will be held, RAIN OR SHINE, on Sunday, March 12, 2023! They will be preceded by the official Parade Day Mass at the Basilica of the Assumption. TENTATIVE event times for Parade Day 2023: 9:00am EDT —…

2022 Parade Guide Display Ads and Patron Listings!

Greetings from the Baltimore St. Patrick Parade! Before you know it, thoughts will turn to the next Parade on Sunday, March 13, 2022. An important source of funding is the annual Parade Guide. The Parade Guide patron listing order form and the Parade Guide display ad order form are available for downloading as PDF files…

2022 Shamrock 5K Race Registration Open!

We’re pleased to let you know that registration has now been opened by Charm City Run for the 2022 Shamrock 5K Race! You can sign up here! Once you’ve accessed the Charm City Run website, be sure to click on the red box for further race details and to register. The Shamrock 5K Race will…

2022 Parade Applications Available!

Applications are now available for Bands and Participants seeking to march in the 2022 Parade. The application documents can be downloaded as PDF files from our website, at the following URL: You can access it at: https://irishparade.net/march-in-the-parade/ All applicants should download and read carefully the Instructions and the Official Rules and Regulations. In addition: (1)…

The Virtual 2021 Shamrock 5K Race

The 2021 Shamrock 5K Race is being conducted as a virtual race event by Charm City Run, our race manager. For further details, see the race website. https://www.baltimoreshamrock5k.com/race-information

Cancellation of 2021 Parade

The 2021 Baltimore St. Patrick Parade is cancelled. Baltimore City is not currently accepting special event permit applications, and with less than eight weeks before Parade Day, there is no assurance that we will be able to obtain a permit. Also, given the continuing nature of the pandemic and the City’s restriction on attendance at…

UPDATE: 2020 PARADE CANCELLATION

The Baltimore Saint Patrick Parade Committee has voted to cancel the 65th Baltimore St. Patrick Parade, which had previously been postponed from the original March 15 date. Owing to the continuing uncertainty over the coronavirus situation, it was not feasible to find a good date later this year to hold the event. The next Baltimore…

PARADE AND SHAMROCK 5K CANCELLED

The Board of Directors of St. Patrick Celebrations, Inc. has voted to postpone the 65th Baltimore St. Patrick Parade. In addition, Charm City Run Events has decided to cancel the Shamrock 5K Race that it manages for us. These decisions were not taken lightly, and were made thoughtfully to ensure the safety and health of…

2020 Parade Applications Available!

Applications for the 2020 Parade are now available, one for Bands (marching bands), and one for Participants (groups other than Bands). Be sure to read the Parade Rules and Regulations and the Instructions for further information. You can access all application documents at: https://irishparade.net/march-in-the-parade/ Please submit your completed application no later than Friday, January 17,…

Parade Day Traffic and Parking Alert!

PARADE DAY TRAFFIC AND PARKING ALERT: Expect SUBSTANTIAL TRAFFIC CONGESTION and CONSIDERABLE DELAYS between 12:00noon and 5:00pm in downtown Baltimore on Parade Day, Sunday, March 11, which will not abate until after the conclusion of the Parade. Before you head downtown, please check the City’s website, https://transportation.baltimorecity.gov/news/traffic-advisories, for any Parade Day traffic advisories! Please note…