The 2023 St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off on Friday, March 17 at 10:15 a.m.
More than 300,000 people are expected to visit and attend the parade, in which more than 280 floats and marching units will travel through the downtown streets of Savannah. Starting at the corner of Abercorn and Gwinnett Streets and concluding at Bull and Harris Streets, the parade lasts about four hours and includes local Irish groups, pipe bands, celebrities, politicians and military units.
This lively celebration has been a tradition in Savannah for more than 190 years.
The parade dates from approximately 1824 and is considered a military spectacle, featuring soldiers from different regiments marching through the scenic streets.
The 2023 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and ceremonies in Savannah rock downtown all month long. With charity bar crawls, ceremonies to honor the military and festivals all over town to celebrate Celtic heritage, Savannah is sure to have an event everyone will love.
In addition to Celtic societies and Irish families, the parade features pipe bands and Irish dancers from all over the East Coast. Come to Savannah to celebrate the heritage in our spirited parade through Downtown Savannah!
Schedule of Events:
- Greening of the Fountain: Friday, March 10
- Tybee Island Parade: Saturday, March 11
- Celtic Cross Ceremony: Sunday, March 12
- Sgt. William Jasper Green Ceremony: Thursday, March 16
- St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Friday, March 17
- Feast of St. Patrick: Friday, March 17
Parking is prohibited in the marshaling areas and parade route, which will be marked the day before. Vehicles parked in the prohibited zones will be towed beginning at 6 a.m. the day of the parade.
Erin Go Bragh!
For detailed parade and event information, visit savannahsaintpatricksday.com.