11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Parade Day 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, then join us for an Irish Philadelphia Post-Parade Party! Space is limited for the Parade Party, please register early to secure your place!
* 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.

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 the second year for a NEW parade route. To view the map, please click HERE. To see the complete parade route, please click HERE. 

Irish Philadelphia Community Celebration & Parade Party with The Irish Immigration Center, Brehon Law Society, Philadelphia GAA and Delco Gaels

Music by “No Irish Need Apply” Tickets for Irish Chamber members will be discounted to $20/adults, no charge for children (the Chamber will subsidize the cost of tickets for our members and children of members, the total cost of the ticket is $40+).

Tickets include lunch, beer, wine and music. Children’s ticket includes lunch, arts & crafts and babysitting services!

REGISTER (required)

Children must be registered as well as adults, please with the names and ages of children who will be attending the party.

Please RSVP by Saturday, March 3rd.

Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard Street, Philadelphia


For parking locations near Old Pine Community Center, please click HERE.
10.30 am: Meet IABCN double-decker bus at Old Pine Community Center (parking suggestions)
– 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 – 5.00 pm: Post–Parade Irish Community Party
Day of contact: Alanna Barry McCloskey, 215-772-3101
Look for our double-decker bus on the parade route.St. Patrick's Day 20132014 St. Patrick's Day Parade
Thank you to our Ambassador Club Members for their support of the Chamber and Parade!

In Loving Memory ~ Kevin Shannon Pictured here at our 2017 St. Patrick’s Day 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 Kent.
St. Patrick's Day 2013