San Francisco’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival (March 14, 2015) 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.
WHAT: The San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival free admission.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, Parade 11am, Festival 11am – 5pm.
WHERE: Parade goes from 2nd and Market Streets to Civic Center. Festival at the same location.
SAVVY TIP: Take BART to the San Francisco Civic Center/UN Plaza Station.