Countdown to Parade Day!
Parade Day is Saturday March 11th 2023!
Join us in downtown Scranton to celebrate the day when everyone is Irish!
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Parade Day Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral begins at 10am.
The Brian P Kelly memorial 2 mile footrace starts at 11am.
The parade steps off at 11:45am.
We are the second largest parade in the country*. Every year over 12,000 participants provide entertain for all.
If you like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day or simply like to celebrate, come join us in Scranton. Since 1962 the St. Patrick's Parade Day Association of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania has conducted this nationally acclaimed parade the weekend before the feast of St. Patrick. The "rite of spring" provides enormous stimulation for the young and young-at-heart.
*For cities with a population over 50,000 as measured by participants per population of the city, Savannah, GA is first.