Sacramento’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Kicks Off March 14

 (Feb. 18, 2020) The Old Sacramento Waterfront will once again be the place for all things green this St. Patrick’s Day! On Saturday, March 14, 2020, join hundreds of colorful marchers dressed in green, along with Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactors and a variety of cultural organizations at the 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade presented by Xfinity stepping off at 1 p.m. from Neasham and Front Street.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. with performers from the BlyueRose Dance Project, McKeever School of Irish Dance and Dirty Chops Bass Band dancing throughout the Old Sacramento Waterfront district alongside a lineup of local vendors and shops offering “lucky” specials. The parade, led by Grand Marshall Sacramento Councilmember Steve Hansen, steps off at 1 p.m. with nearly 50 organizations and groups participating. Head to the boardwalks of L Street, Front Street, J Street, and 2nd Street for the best views!

Following, stay for music groups like Voice Academy and Rebel Heart performing next to the Guinness beer garden at 2nd and K streets, and don’t forget to swing by the Vendor Village on K Street and explore the unique businesses at the Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Visit for more information about festivities and a directory of nearby family-friendly dining options, shopping, attractions, and entertainment.


  • Check org for parking options, including the Old Sacramento Garage, 274 I Street (enter between 2nd & 3rd streets).
  • Let SacRT make planning your trip easy! Take advantage of free rides to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Present this exclusive flyer for a free ride with SacRT Buses and Light Rail on March 14th

The 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is produced by Downtown Sacramento Partnership and made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors: Xfinity, Guinness Entercom Radio, CBS13/CW 31 and Republic Services.

About Downtown Sacramento Partnership

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