San Francisco’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival (March 15, 2014) features all things Irish, including traditional music and dance, floats flouting the green, marching bands, festival food and drinks and more. Expect to enjoy plenty of Irish history, cultural clichés, and a full day of fun and festivities, including live performances and children’s activities.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival attracts an estimated 100,000 Bay area visitors to join in the celebration of Irish culture. Expect the usual festival booths, Irish food and drinks, Irish dancing, live music, children’s activities like pony rides, inflatable and mechanical rides and more. The 2014 Grand Marshals are Dan and Margaret McAuliffe.
WHAT: The 2014 San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade — free admission.
WHEN: St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Saturday, March 15, 2014, 11:30am. Festival 11am – 5pm.
WHERE: Parade starts at 11:30am at 2nd & Market and finishes at Civic Center Plaza.