11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Party

March with the Irish Chamber!

We are looking forward to a wonderful day for the 248th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. You can walk along side our double-decker bus, or hop on for a rest.

This year, the Irish Chamber will be in Division 5, we will line up on the SOUTH side of JFK Blvd, between 18th & 19th Streets.

There is a NEW parade route this year! To view the map, please click HERE. To see the complete parade route, please click HERE. 

** Please consider attending a press conference featuring Taoiseach Enda Kenny around 1:00 PM at The Irish Memorial at Penn’s Landing, Front & Chestnut Streets **

You can join us for the whole day or part of the day. See links for registration below.

Parade Party – details to be announced!

Day of contact: Alanna Barry McCloskey, 215-772-3101

** Don’t forget about Daylight Savings Time – set your clocks ahead 1 hour! **
ploughlogoOur annual parade bus sponsor, The Plough & The Stars, is providing sandwiches and refreshments for us to enjoy while we march.

10.15 am: Meet IABCN double-decker bus
– OR – 
11.00 am: Meet IABCN double-decker bus on JFK Blvd (SOUTH side of JFK Blvd, between 18th & 19th Streets). The first divisions of the parade are scheduled to kick off promptly at 11.15 am.
* Please note, there may be some wait time involved *
3.00 – 3.30 pm: Parade ends performing area, 5th & Market Streets in Old City.
2.00 – 6.00 pm: Post–Parade Irish Community Party
Look for our double-decker bus on the parade route.
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Thank you to our Ambassador Club Members for their support of the Chamber and Parade!

In Loving Memory ~ Jim McLaughlin
Pictured here in the 2013 St. Patrick’s Day parade with (L-R) Bill McLaughlin, Christine Hartmann and Kevin KentSt. Patrick's Day 2013