When Is The 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Pittsburgh?
The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day can trace its roots all the way back to 1869 and has been held annually since 1950. The parade is now one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the entire United States and usually garners around 23,000 participants. If you’re in the area and would like to attend one of the best parades for St. Patrick’s Day – if not the best – then just head on over to Pittsburgh on March 11, 2017! Take a look below for more details and info on other St. Patrick’s Day events in the Pittsburgh area.
Parade Route for the 2017 Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The St. Patrick’s Day parade in Pittsburgh is set to begin at 10 a.m. this year on Saturday, March 11, 2017, and will begin its journey at the Greyhound Bus Station on Liberty Ave. and 11th St. From there, it will go down Grant Street to the Blvd. of the Allies and will finish the route at Commonwealth Place.
When will Streets in Pittsburgh be closed for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2017?
Worried about street closures impacting your plans? The 2017 St. Patrick’s Day parade in Pittsburgh will result with the route’s streets being closed from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
2017 Irish Fair in the Square in Pittsburgh
Irish Fair in the Square will run from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. this year at Market Square. You’ll be able to find live music, drink specials, plenty of Irish food, fun shops, and more at Market Square for the Irish Fair. There will also be a free T Shuttle running from North Shore, where attendees are able to park.
St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids in Pittsburgh
Looking for something fun for the whole family? The Fifth Avenue Place St. Patrick’s Day celebration might be more your thing. They’ll have live music, children’s crafts, a bean bag toss, face painting and more!