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St. Patrick's Day Parade

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St Patrick’s Landing Sunday March 13, 2022 at 1 pm. Welcome St Patrick as he arrives in Seattle to start the Irish Festival. Location South Lake Union beside the Wooden Boat Center.

The Parade route starts on 4th Ave at JJames St. and ends at Westlake Park (on 4th Ave at Pine).

The Parade will travel from 4th Ave at James St, downtown Seattle, up 4th Avenue, traveling north from Jefferson to the reviewing stand at Westlake Park. From there participants are invited to travel for free via the Monorail to the Seattle Center for closing ceremonies at the Irish Festival in the Armory at 2:30 pm.

Every year on St. Patrick's Day, there's a mini-parade to prepare the parade route with the ceremonial painting of a green stripe down the center of 4th Avenue. The day of the parade begins with a Catholic Mass for peace. The Seattle Parade starts at 4th Avenue and Jefferson to the Reviewing Stand at Westlake Park, ending officially at the Seattle Center. The annual Irish Week Festival is enormous, including Irish step dancing, food, historical and modern exhibitions, and Irish lessons.

More Irish Week 2022 events:

Saturday, March 12 — Laying of the Green Stripe
March 12–13 – Irish Festival
Sunday, March 13 – St. Patrick's Day Dash
 

Photo by Jal Shrof

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