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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in NYC guide

Make your plan for the 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC with our map and guide

Photograph: Marielle Solan

Every year, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade turns NYC into a sea of hard-partying shamrocks, and with this year's bash going down on a Saturday, it means all bets are off. The 258th parade, which is also one of the biggest NYC events in March, marches along Fifth Avenue and passes by popular New York attractions such as St. Patrick's Cathedral. Here’s everything you need to know about the celebration below! Make sure to check out our other suggestions for great St. Patrick’s Day events, too.

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When is the St. Patrick's Day Parade?

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place the day before St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The procession starts at 11am and ends around 5pm.

Where is the St. Patrick's Day Parade?

The parade begins at 44th Street, marching up Fifth Avenue—past St. Patrick's Cathedral at 50th Street—all the way to 79th Street. It finishes at the American Irish Historical Society at East 80th Street.

What are the street closures for the St. Patrick's Day Parade?

Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd and 46th streets

43rd Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues 

44th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

45th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

46th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

47th Street between Park and Sixth avenues

48th Street between Park and Sixth avenues

Fifth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets

Fifth Avenue between East 86th and 79th streets

79th Street between Park and Fifth avenues

80th Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

81st Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

82nd Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

83rd Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

84th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

85th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

49th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

50th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

51st Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

58th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues

60th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

62nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

63rd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

64th Street between Park and Fifth avenues

65th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

71st Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

72nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

78th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

Madison Avenue between 42nd and 86th streets

See the map of the St. Patrick's Day Parade

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