PARADE
INFORMATION

The 41st Parade will be Saturday, March 11, 2023.

Registration will be available in early 2023. Please check back for more info at that time, or watch our social media for news and updates.

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE HONOREES

Our 2023 honorees will be announced in late 2022. The 2020-2022 Parade Honorees were Grand Marshals John Francis McCarthy and Sean Kirst, and our Gael of the Year was John Tumino. Please see here for a list of past Grand Marshals.

The St. Patrick’s Parade airs live on NewsChannel 9 WSYR from noon to 3 pm.

PARADE ROUTE

 The parade route can be reviewed below. Watch our social media for updates on any road closings.

On your phone, you can use the Google map to get directions to your Division to line-up.

  1. Zoom in to the Division number you are assigned
  2. Click the numbered arrow indicating the location your Division starts
  3. On the description tab/screen, click the right-arrow in the upper right corner of the screen to open that location on Google maps on your phone
  4. Please note that roads leading up to the route will be closed, such as James Street and W Genesee Street (Route 5) heading west, W Water Street, Erie Boulevard W, and S Salina Street. Roads will be closing earlier than usual for the line up of dancers for our Dance Through Downtown. So the directions that Google Maps presents you may need to re-route around the closures. Please keep this in mind as you approach the downtown area. 
  5. BE ADVISED: It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you.

PARADE DIVISIONS

Connacht Division (1) – arrive at 11:30 a.m. – line up on South Salina Street at the corner of East Water Street (NOT Erie Boulevard; Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions.)

Grand Marshal Division (2) – arrive at 11:45 a.m. – line up on Erie Boulevard West at Clinton (Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions). It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you. *DO NOT STAGE ON W. GENESEE ST. BETWEEN SALINA & CLINTON*

Project Children Division (3) – arrive at 12:00 Noon – line up near National Grid on Erie Boulevard West (Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions). It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you.

Leinster Division (4) – arrive at 12:30 p.m. – line up on Erie Boulevard West – west of National Grid (Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions). It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you.

Munster Division (5) – arrive at 1:00 p.m. – line up west of the 690 Bridge (Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions). It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you.

Ulster Division (6) – arrive at 1:15 p.m. – line up near Plum Street west of the 690 Bridge (Marshals will be there to assist you – please line up in accordance with the Marshals’ instructions). It is best to enter the route at the intersection of S Geddes St and Erie Blvd W (near Arby’s), heading east on Erie, until you reach your position on the Parade route. Marshals will be available along the way to direct you.