St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Saint Patrick's Day Parade features a number of local Irish dance companies, bands, and groups. You will also see many important San Francisco officials, politicians, police, and firemen.
The parade starts at 2nd and Market Street, then makes its way down Market to the Civic Center Plaza, the location of the festival. Below, you'll see the route they usually follow for the parade.
The parade starts around 11:30am and lasts about two hours. There is usually plenty of room to see the parade clearly along Market Street, but it gets more crowded the closer you get to Civic Center Plaza.
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